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Some Chinese Ghosts - Lafcadio Hearn

Some Chinese Ghosts

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Published: 1st September 2006
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I think that my best apology for the insignificant size of this volume is the very character of the material composing it. In preparing the legends I sought especially for "weird beauty"; and I could not forget this striking observation in Sir Walter Scott's "Essay on Imitations of the Ancient Ballad": "The supernatural, though appealing to certain powerful emotions very widely and deeply sown amongst the human race, is, nevertheless, a "spring which is peculiarly apt to lose its elasticity by being too much pressed upon."" -- Lafcadio Hearn

ISBN: 9781598185096
ISBN-10: 1598185098
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 108
Published: 1st September 2006
Publisher: Alan Rodgers Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.3