Obake! Lacadio Hearn's Strange Tales of Japan
Are you afraid of the dark? You will be after listening to this collection of ancient ghostly tales from Japan. Hear the legend of a storyteller who tells tales to ghosts, of the man who encounters the supernatural at a midnight funeral, of a ghostly encounter with a woman with no face, of the horrifying consequences of a promise broken, and the unexpected consequences of undying devotion. These stories are not for the faint of heart.
Turn off the lights, light a candle, and watch the shadows dance across the walls, while you let your imagination run wild listening to these ancient tales of terror from Japan. See if the shadows begin to speak.
Lafcadio Hearn emigrated to Japan in 1890 and listened to the Japanese storytellers weave their strange obake (ghost) tales, which by that time, had been told and retold for hundreds of years. He wrote them down and began to publish them in the West around the turn of the last century.
SOME MATERIAL MAY BE TOO INTENSE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13.