By Robert D. San Souci, Katherine Coville
Thirty hair-raising stories, chosen from overseas ghostlore, were skillfully retold specifically for adolescents. Eerie black-and-white illustrations, ghastly info, and powerful, shuddery endings make those the type of tales younger readers crave. well-known tales like “The Robber Bridegroom” by means of the Brothers Grimm, “Tailypo,” and “The Golem” are integrated, in addition to retellings of reports by means of the various world’s maximum authors, together with Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving.
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Please be aware, this is often varied than "The Izu Dancer and different Stories"; not just is it a unique translation, yet this anthology consists in basic terms of news through Kawabata, whereas the opposite contains writings of Inoue as well.
This anthology includes tales Kawabata wrote among 1923 and 1929. those tales are available in a separate translation within the "Palm-Of-Hand" tales that I uploaded to the tracker. regardless of being such early works, they express an career with good looks, reminiscence, and wish (both fulfilled and unfulfilled).
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Short & Shivery: Thirty Chilling Tales by Robert D. San Souci, Katherine Coville