Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan: First Series

Read by mlcui

(4.4 stars; 4 reviews)

Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is a collection of essays by Lafcadio Hearn detailing his first impressions of the country he found so fascinating he decided to stay there for the rest of his life. In these essays and recollections he expresses his curiosity, bewilderment, and marvel at Japanese tradition, culture and lifestyle. Lafcadio Hearn is best known as the most notable person to introduce Japan to the West. He produced about thirty works, including translations, retellings of folktales, and travelogues. - Summary by mlcui (11 hr 38 min)


Beautiful reading, sentimental and interesting tale

(5 stars)

A wonderful journey into the culture of Japan through the eyes of an open minded person

(3.5 stars)

excellent reader but found the content a bit tedious