Lafcadio Hearn

Horror Story Collection 002


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An occasional collection of 10 horror stories by various readers. We aim to unsettle you a little, to cut through the pink cushion of illusi…

In Ghostly Japan


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This collection of 14 stories collected by Lafcadio Hearn, contains Japanese ghost stories, but also several non-fiction pieces. Hearn tries…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 020


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation


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Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn (1850 - 1904) spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citize…

Short Mystery Story Collection 002


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LibriVox’s Short Mystery Story Collection 002: a collection of 10 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of …

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 009


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A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 001


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A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 003


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A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

Short Story Collection Vol. 004


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 004: a collection of 20 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox member…

Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life


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In an introductory paragraph, Lafcadio Hearn declares his intention: "The papers composing this volume treat of the inner rather than …

Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things


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Most of the following Kwaidan, or Weird Tales, have been taken from old Japanese books,— such as the Yaso-Kidan, Bukkyo-Hyakkwa-Zensho, Koko…

Antología de Cuentos Fantásticos


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El cuento fantástico es la narración de la realidad que mezcla elementos reales e irreales, extraños e inexplicables, c…

Kottō : being Japanese curios, with sundry cobwebs


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Kottō contains 20 Japanese stories, collected from different sources and translated by Lafcadio Hearn. The types of stories in this collect…

Short Story Collection Vol. 059


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LibriVox readers bring you 20 short stories including lesser known works by Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson and Edgar Allan Poe, an ear…

Short Story Collection Vol. 017


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 017: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 014


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 014: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Exotics and Retrospectives


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Lafcadio Hearn, born 1850 in Greece, went to Japan when he was 40 years old and became a Japanese citizen only 6 years later. His writings a…

Gleanings in Buddha Fields


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Lafcadio Hearn was one of the first Westerners to live in Japan during the early Meiji era, and a prolific writer. Although chiefly known fo…

Youma


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Youma (1890) raconte le tragique destin d’une da, esclave martiniquaise qu’on destinait aux soins des jeunes enfants, qui devra choisir, alo…

Collection: Tales of the Cities


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This is a collection of city stories, fiction or non-fiction, in English and published before 1923. Contributions have been chosen by the re…

1891 Collection


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A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur C…

Children's Short Works, Vol. 010


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Librivox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 010: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 016


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 042


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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include biographies of astronomer Fiammett…

Shadowings


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This is another of the popular books that Lafcadio Hearn wrote on various Japanese subjects. The first part "Stories From Strange Books…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 035


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up yo…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 064


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. Eucken's "The Failure of Speculative Philosophy," is one of several essays de…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 052


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Seventeen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include Nature and Science--fall scenery,…

Children's Short Works, Vol. 026


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Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 026: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

El secreto


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Heinlopo, como es sabido, es un importante puerto en la caza y empaque de camarones, y Greco era dueño de varios barcos, cada uno co…

La historia de O-Tei


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Hace muchos años, en la ciudad de Niigata, provincia de Echizen, existió un joven conocido por el nombre de Nagao Chosei. Era …

El cerezo de la nodriza


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Hace trescientos años, en la aldea de Asamimura, distrito de Onsengôri, provincia de Iyô, vivía un buen hombre lla…

En una estación de ferrocarril


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Séptimo día del sexto mes veintiséis de Meiji Ayer un telegrama de Fukuoka anunció que un desesperado criminal c…