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The Legends of Tono by Kunio Yanagita
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Feb 06, 2012

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bookshelves: fiction, asian
Read from February 06 to 07, 2012

Edition read: "Japanese Folk Tales: a Revised Edition" translated by Fanny Hagin Mayer.
The Japanese folk tales emerged during the Edo period, featuring animal spirits and the yokai (supernatural being), yamauba; an old crone with long hair and tattered kimono. Some of the folk tales read like a moral story.
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