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Tales of Old Japan

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford

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Description:

Tales of Old Japan by Lord Redesdale is a collection of short stories focusing on Japanese life of the Edo period (1803 - 1868). It contains a number of classic Japanese stories, fairy tales, and other folklore; as well as Japanese sermons and non-fiction pieces on special ceremonies in Japanese life, such as marriage and harakiri, as observed by Lord Redesdale. The best know story of these is "The Forty-seven Ronins" a true account of samurai revenge as it happened at the beginning of 18th century Japan. Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale (1837 - 1916) was a British diplomat, collector and writer. He worked in Japan as second secretary to the British Legation at the time of the Meiji Restoration. He wrote Tales of Old Japan in 1871.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

13h 41m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:25

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

29:03


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

31:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:58


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

33:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

40:18


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

25:30


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

27:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

28:37


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

23:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

30:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

29:34


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

28:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

26:26


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

26:20


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:35


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:14


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:10


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:21


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:03


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:59


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:31


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:30


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:13


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:55


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

22:20


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

24:37


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

26:17


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

12:40


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

10:53


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

02:29


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

14:24


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:37


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

11:16


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

11:28


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:34


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:36


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

15:52


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

25:29


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

25:52


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

22:52


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

34:52


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

33:36


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

22:07


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

24:47


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

12:15


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:25