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Japanese Ghost Stories: Spirits, Hauntings, and Paranormal Phenomena (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)

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andlt;bandgt;"A Best Book of 2009"and#8212;andlt;iandgt;The Japan Timesandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;"Bringing erudition to the eerie, Ross enlarges our vocabulary of the supernatural. From the unquiet graves of betrayed women and trees that grow hair to accounts of the skulls of drowned sailors biting at the oars of fishermen, Ross's explorations in the spookier corners and crevices of these islands unearth a trove of arcane detail. Along the way she provides insights into Japanese culture you are unlikely to find elsewhere."and#8212;Stephen Mansfieldandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Japanese Ghost Storiesandlt;/iandgt;, formerly published under the title andlt;iandgt;Supernatural and Mysterious Japanandlt;/iandgt;, is a collection of the eerie and terrifying from around Japan. This book opens a window into the hidden aspects of the Japanese world of the paranormal, a place where trees grow human hair, rocks weep and there's even a graveyard where Jesus is reputed to have been buried. Covering ancient and modern times, andlt;Iandgt;Japanese Ghost Storiesandlt;/Iandgt; offers not only good, old-fashioned scary stories, but some special insights into Japanese culture and psychology. Stories include:andlt;BRandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;In Search of the Supernaturalandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Psychic Stirringsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;New Forays into the Mysticandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Strange but Trueandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Modern-Day Hauntingsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Scenes of Ghosts and Demonsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Edo-Era Talesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

Book News Annotation:

Ross presents a collection of the eerie and terrifying from around Japan, dipping into the country's rich tradition of supernatural legend and tradition. This book shows readers the hidden aspects of the Japanese world of the paranormal, where trees grow human hair, rocks weep, and a graveyard may be the final resting place of Jesus. Featuring tales from ancient and modern times, Ross' book offers insights into Japanese culture and society as well as a clutch of scary stories. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Japanese Ghost Stories is a collection of the eerie and terrifying from around Japan. This book opens a window into the hidden aspects of the Japanese world of the paranormal, a place where trees grow human hair, rocks weep and there's even a graveyard where Jesus is reputed to have been buried. Covering ancient and modern times, Japanese Ghost Stories offers not only good, old-fashioned scary stories, but some special insights into Japanese culture and psychology.

Synopsis:

andlt;Iandgt;Japanese Ghost Storiesandlt;/iandgt; is a collection of the eerie and terrifying from around Japan. This book opens a window into the hidden aspects of the Japanese world of the paranormal, a place where trees grow human hair, rocks weep and there's even a graveyard where Jesus is reputed to have been buried. Covering ancient and modern times, andlt;Iandgt;Japanese Ghost Storiesandlt;/Iandgt; offers not only good, old-fashioned scary stories, but some special insights into Japanese culture and psychology.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Catrien Rossandlt;/Bandgt; has lived and traveled extensively in Japan for over fifteen years. She operates Energy Medicine Japan, located at the foot of Mount Fuji, where she uses her training in ecopsychology and practical metaphysics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9784805310922
Author:
Ross, Catrien
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
Fantasy - Paranormal
Subject:
Ghost
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
Japanese fiction -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Ghost stories, Japanese
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
yurei; yokai; horror; japananese horror; japanese spirits
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 25 bandamp;w photos and line art
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 7 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Japanese Ghost Stories is a collection of the eerie and terrifying from around Japan. This book opens a window into the hidden aspects of the Japanese world of the paranormal, a place where trees grow human hair, rocks weep and there's even a graveyard where Jesus is reputed to have been buried. Covering ancient and modern times, Japanese Ghost Stories offers not only good, old-fashioned scary stories, but some special insights into Japanese culture and psychology.
"Synopsis" by , andlt;Iandgt;Japanese Ghost Storiesandlt;/iandgt; is a collection of the eerie and terrifying from around Japan. This book opens a window into the hidden aspects of the Japanese world of the paranormal, a place where trees grow human hair, rocks weep and there's even a graveyard where Jesus is reputed to have been buried. Covering ancient and modern times, andlt;Iandgt;Japanese Ghost Storiesandlt;/Iandgt; offers not only good, old-fashioned scary stories, but some special insights into Japanese culture and psychology.
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