Review: Tales of Moonlight and Rain

Tales of Moonlight and Rain by Ueda AkinariMy rating: 4 of 5 stars A wonderful collection of strange and elegant stories from 18th century Japan. The title (“Ugetsu Monogatari,” or “Rain-Moon Tales”) alludes to the beig that mysterious beings appear on cloudy, rainy nights and in mornings with a lingering moon. These nine stories areContinue reading “Review: Tales of Moonlight and Rain”


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