The Resource Japanese tales of mystery & imagination, (ebook)

Japanese tales of mystery & imagination, (ebook)

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Japanese tales of mystery & imagination
Title
Japanese tales of mystery & imagination
Title variation
Japanese tales of mystery and imagination
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eng
Summary
This collection of mystery and horror stories is regarded as Japan's answer to Edgar Allan Poe. Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination, the first volume of its kind translated into English, is written with the quick tempo of the West but rich with the fantasy of the East. These nine bloodcurdling, chilling tales present a genre of literature largely unknown to readers outside Japan, including the strange story of a quadruple amputee and his perverse wife; the record of a man who creates a mysterious chamber of mirrors and discovers hidden pleasures within; the morbid confession of a maniac who envisions a career of foolproof "psychological" murders; and the bizarre tale of a chair-maker who buries himself inside an armchair and enjoys the sordid "loves" of the women who sit on his handiwork. Lucid and packed with suspense, Edogawa Rampo's stories found in Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination have enthralled Japanese readers for over half a century. Mystery stories include: - The Human Chair - The Caterpillar - Two Crippled Men - The Traveler with the Pasted Rag Picture
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Midwest
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1894-1965
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Edogawa, Ranpo
Dewey number
895.634
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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1916-2004
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  • Harris, James B.
  • hoopla digital
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Tuttle classics
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  • Detective and mystery stories, Japanese
  • Electronic books
  • Japan
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adult
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Japanese tales of mystery & imagination, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781462900619
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11779404
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remote
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11779404
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MWT11779404
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Japanese tales of mystery & imagination, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462900619
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11779404
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11779404
System control number
MWT11779404
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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