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Japanese ghost stories : spirits, hauntings, and paranormal phenomena

Author: カトリン・ロス. カトリン・ロス著. ; Catrien Ross
Publisher: North Clarendon, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of eerie and terrifying stories from around Japan which opens a window into the hidden aspects of the Japanese world of the paranormal, a place where trees grow human hair and rocks weep.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: カトリン・ロス. カトリン・ロス著. ; Catrien Ross
ISBN: 9784805310922 4805310928
OCLC Number: 428979019
Description: 158 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Catrien Ross.

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Tales of the spooky, paranormal, and mysterious have been staples of folklore across the world. Japan is no exception. Focusing on Japan's ghosts and other freaky phenomena, the author collects  Read more...

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"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 Read more...

 
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Misleading title

by wagner.c (WorldCat user published 2011-07-03) Poor Permalink

Put very briefly, I was disappointed with this book. The title and back cover blurb led me to believe I would be reading a collection of traditional and modern ghost stories--the kind you would tell around a campfire--from Japan. What I got was 127 pages listing off credulous reactions to supposed...
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