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By Pu Songling, Herbert A. Giles, Victoria Cass Ph.D.

Long thought of a masterpiece of the eerie and brilliant, Strange stories from a chinese language Studio is a set of supernatural-themed stories compiled from old chinese language folks tales by means of Songling Pu within the eighteenth century.

These stories of ghosts, magic, vampirism, and different issues strange and great are a good chinese language better half to Lafcadio Hearn's recognized collections of eastern ghost tales Kwaidan and In Ghostly Japan.

Already a real vintage of chinese language literature and of supernatural stories usually, this re-creation of the Herbert A. Giles translation converts the paintings to Pinyin for the 1st time and features a new foreword by means of Victoria Cass that correctly introduces the publication to either readers of chinese language literature and of hair-raising stories top learn with the lighting grew to become low on a quiet night.

Some of the tales present in those pages include:

  • The Tiger of Zhaocheng
  • The Magic Sword
  • Miss Lianziang, the Fox-Girl
  • The Quarrelsome Brothers
  • The Princess Lily
  • A Rip Van Winkle
  • The Resuscitated Corpse
  • Taoist Miracles
  • A chinese language Solomon

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