Weird Tales from Japan – Ubazakura

One book I enjoyed reading before I came to Japan was Lafcadio Hearn’s Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. It was published in 1904 and is a collection of weird and ghostly tales from Japan. Since it’s Halloween, I’ve picked a story called Ubazakura, which couldn’t be more appropriate for a blog about Japan and babies. Ubazakura  Three hundred years ago, in the village called Asamimura, in the district called Onsengori, in the province of Iyo, there lived […]