Obake: Ghost Stories of Hawaii eBook ↠ Obake: Ghost

Obake: Ghost Stories of Hawaii I enjoy Hawaiian ghost stories I enjoy Hawaiian ghost stories The stories were kind of a novelty at first and easy to follow Something about the later stories made me lose interest It might have been that there werecharacters to keep track of ordetails than I cared about, but I didn t make it all the way through because I just got bored That said, it was good for short reading sessions, as each chapter gives you a different story. I m prejudice The author is my late brother in law He grew up being able to tell a good story These stories were his love They will make you think twice about what you re doing when you visit Hawaii It is hard to talk about obake stories without mentioning Glen Grant He was a prolific writer in Hawaii and I used to read this book as a little girl It gave me chicken skin then and it still does now For the lovers of ghost stories, especially Hawaiian ones, this book is a must read My brother kept the copy of this book so I bought another copy throughMakes for great campfire, spooky stories I don t usually review books, but I do have to say this book was enjoyable It is dated and there is a lot of orientalism in this book which is uncomfortable and there were a handful of religious Japanese terms that were incorrectly used and or spelled, but again this book is dated Aside from that, I enjoyed the stories Grant had a talent for telling stories that were believable I myself am a collector of Y kai stories and wandering old abandoned places in search of stories in Japan so this b I don t usually review books, but I do have to say this book was enjoyable It is dated and there is a lot of orientalism in this book which is uncomfortable and there were a handful of religious Japanese terms that were incorrectly used and or spelled, but again this book is dated Aside from that, I enjoyed the stories Grant had a talent for telling stories that were believable I myself am a collector of Y kai stories and wandering old abandoned places in search of stories in Japan so this book really refueled my love of that It was interesting to see how much of a Japanese influence is in the stories.So, overall, while dated, this book is definitely worth the read if you have a love for ghost stories Since I am from Hawaii I was glad to see these stories deeper in depth, I am a great fan of Mr Grant and I miss his stories, the man that took over for him and I guess you would say trained under him does a great job Good book to read during this Halloween season. Creepy A nice little collection of ghost stories that I enjoyed reading. Good book tells story s of accient days hawaiians left behind them that was unsolved mysteries of there hidden past interesting story got me hooked. Obake Ghost Stories in Hawai i showcases supernatural tales collected from islanders of all backgrounds that first appeared inin the Hawai i Herald They are presented here for the first time in a single volume, accompanied by the original haunting illustrations by artist Ross Yamanaka Those who do not care to believe in ghosts, or the hereafter, will glimpse into the dark realm of mystery


About the Author: Glen Grant

Is a well known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Obake: Ghost Stories of Hawaii book, this is one of the most wanted Glen Grant author readers around the world.


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