Hearn Lafcadio

Hearn

 (hûrn), Lafcadio Pen name Koizumi Yakumo. 1850-1904.
Greek-born American writer noted for his exotic stories and novels. He spent the last 15 years of his life in Japan, where he wrote twelve books, including Kokoro (1896).
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