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Lafcadio Hearn's Japanese Ghost Stories

4.5 of 5 stars 4.50  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  1 review
This unique manga mixes illustrated versions of classic Japanese ghosts stories with a biography of Lafcadio Hearn, the man who first collected them together in Meiji era Japan. Hearn lived in Japan from 1890 to his death in 1904 ? in that time he collected together Japanese ghosts, myths and folk stories. Including the story of a man who?s ears were pulled off by a ghost, ...more
Perfect Paperback, 156 pages
Published May 31st 2007 by Demented Dragon
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Feb 25, 2008 Tina rated it 5 of 5 stars
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I managed to snag a free copy from one of the VA Guests, and I really dig it. TI know most of the stories [who doesn't], and Wilson’s adaption of them is very easy to read, and Miyabi’s artwork was very done; it blended with the plot styling and just made for a keeper.
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Sean Michael Wilson is a comic book writer from Scotland, who now lives in Japan. He has had more than a dozen books published with a variety of US, UK and Japanese publishers. Although also writing 'western' style graphic novels, such as adaptations of classical novels, he often works with Japanese and Chinese artists on manga style books. He is currently writing books for big Japanese publisher ...more
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