Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio


Author: Pu Songling

The strange tales of Pu Songling are exquisite miniatures regarded as the pinnacle of classical Chinese fiction. With their elegant prose, witty wordplay and subtle charm, the 104 stories in this selection reveal a world in which nothing is as it seems…..Read More

4 Books Similar to Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio

The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China: The Complete Fiction of Lu Xun

Lu Xun (1881—1936) is one of the founding figures of modern Chinese literature. His celebrated short stories assemble a powerfully unsettling portrait of the superstition, poverty, and complacence that he… Continue Reading Posted in: Cultural, Fiction, Short Stories

Japanese Ghost Stories

In this collection of classic ghost stories from Japan, beautiful princesses turn out to be frogs, paintings come alive, deadly spectral brides haunt the living, and a samurai delivers the… Continue Reading Posted in: Cultural, Horror, Short Stories

The Metamorphoses of Ovid

It is savage and sophisticated, mischievous and majestic, witty and wicked. In its earthiness, its psychological acuity, it speaks over the centuries to our time. And with this new "fluid,… Continue Reading Posted in: Ancient & Classical Poetry, Classic American Literature, Metamorphosis Mythology, Poetry, Translations Into English

Leave a Reply