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Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 33.80 MB
v The author of the book: Miyuki Miyabe
Edition: Haikasoru
Date of issue: November 19th 2013
ISBN: 1421567423
ISBN 13: 9781421567426
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Richly detailed stories of the supernatural set in Japan’s Bunka era (1804 to 1818 with occasional flashbacks to the previous century). All the stories share a common theme: working conditions and employment practices of the time that are related to domestic servitude or apprenticeships lead to encounters with ghosts and demons.

Unfortunately, the first 2-3 stories are probably the least interesting, but I liked the others very much. Here’s how I would order them all, best to worst: "The ‘Oni’ of the Adachi House," "The Oni in the Autumn Rain," "A Woman’s Head," "Ash Kagura," "The Futon Storeroom," "The Mussel Mound,” “The Plum Rains Fall,” “A Drowsing Dream of Shinjū,” and “Cage of Shadows."


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Ebook Apparitions: Ghosts of Old Edo read Online! See also 宮部 みゆき.宮部美幸

Miyuki Miyabe (宮部みゆき Miyabe Miyuki) is a popular contemporary Japanese author active in a number of genres including science fiction, mystery fiction, historical fiction, social commentary, and juvenile fiction.
Miyabe started writing novels at the age of 23. She has been a prolific writer, publishing dozens of novels and winning many major literary prizes, including the Yamamoto Shūgorō Prize in 1993 for Kasha and the Naoki Prize in 1998 for Riyū [The Reason] (理由). A Japanese film adaptation of Riyû, directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi, was released in 2004.



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