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By Edogawa Rampo,Patricia Welch,James B. Harris

This number of secret and horror tales is thought of as Japan's solution to Edgar Allan Poe.

Japanese stories of puzzle & Imagination, the 1st quantity of its sort translated into English, is written with the short pace of the West yet wealthy with the myth of the East. those 9 bloodcurdling, chilling stories current a style of literature mostly unknown to readers outdoors Japan, together with the unusual tale of a quadruple amputee and his perverse spouse; the list of a guy who creates a mysterious chamber of mirrors and discovers hidden pleasures inside; the morbid confession of a maniac who envisions a profession of foolproof "psychological" murders; and the unusual story of a chair-maker who buries himself within an armchair and enjoys the sordid "loves" of the ladies who sit down on his handiwork.

Lucid and choked with suspense, Edogawa Rampo's tales present in Japanese stories of puzzle & Imagination have enthralled eastern readers for over part a century.

Mystery tales include:

  • The Human Chair
  • The Caterpillar
  • Two Crippled Men
  • The vacationer with the Pasted Rag Picture

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