Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination by Edogawa Rampo,Patricia Welch,James B. Harris

By Edogawa Rampo,Patricia Welch,James B. Harris

This number of secret and horror tales is considered Japan's resolution to Edgar Allan Poe.

Japanese stories of poser & Imagination, the 1st quantity of its variety translated into English, is written with the short pace of the West yet wealthy with the fable of the East. those 9 bloodcurdling, chilling stories current a style of literature mostly unknown to readers open air Japan, together with the unusual tale of a quadruple amputee and his perverse spouse; the list of a guy who creates a mysterious chamber of mirrors and discovers hidden pleasures inside of; the morbid confession of a maniac who envisions a occupation of foolproof "psychological" murders; and the unusual story of a chair-maker who buries himself within an armchair and enjoys the sordid "loves" of the ladies who take a seat on his handiwork.

Lucid and filled with suspense, Edogawa Rampo's tales present in Japanese stories of puzzle & Imagination have enthralled jap readers for over part a century.

Mystery tales include:

  • The Human Chair
  • The Caterpillar
  • Two Crippled Men
  • The traveller with the Pasted Rag Picture

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