The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter

The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter : And Other Fantastic Stories

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The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter, also known as The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, was written around the tenth century AD, and tells of an extraterrestrial girl found in a bamboo field. This story is the earliest known tale of aliens visiting Earth.

Please note that The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter is a very short story, some six pages in length, hence it being part of an anthology which we hope you will enjoy.

This collection contains a number of early science fiction tales, including: -- The Dream of Scipio by Cicero -- True History by Lucian of Samosata -- Urashima Taro -- The Ebony Horse -- The City of Brass -- The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter -- Micromegas by Voltaire.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 10.92mm | 204.12g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1909608009
  • 9781909608009
  • 573,894

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