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Tales from Japan (Oxford Myths and Legends), Helen McAlpine, ed.

Author:    Helen McAlpine, ed.

Title:   Tales from Japan (Oxford Myths and Legends)

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Oxford University Press, USA April 2002

ISBN Number:    0192751751 / 9780192751751

Seller ID:   108178

Full of magic and wonder, these are tales of wicked giants and fairy children, beautiful princesses and fearless warriors. This extraordinary collection of stories from Japan are lively retellings of legends and fairy tales that include the great story of the creation of the world and the tale of a magical coat that makes people invisible. Meet the Sea Spirit, the Moon God, the Emperor Kiyomori, Dragon Princess and many other magical characters. Here, too, are folktales of woodcutters and fisherman who enter strange, enchanted worlds. This delightful mix of stories joyfully evokes the beauty and culture of Japan: its people, its animals, and its landscape. (Reissue of Japanese Tales and Legends, 0-19-274140-3)

Price = 13.95 USD



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