Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearn

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Japanese

Occupation: Author

Biography: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo, was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In the United States, Hearn is also known for his writings about the city of New Orleans based on his 10-year stay in that city.

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Source/Notes: Books and Habits from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn (2012 edition), tredition - ISBN: 9783847200109

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