Annotations for Banquet for Hungry Ghosts : A Collection of Deliciously Frightening Tales


Baker & Taylor
Based on the Chinese tradition that those who die hungry or unjustly will return to haunt the living, this collection of frightening tales takes readers on a journey through time to different eras and locations throughout China and includes historical notes as well as delectable recipes that will both scare and satiate.

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Baker & Taylor
Presents an eight-course banquet of ghost stories centering around Chinese cooking and culture, in a collection where each story is followed by a recipe and historical notes.

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Baker & Taylor
Presents and eight-course banquet of ghost stories centering around Chinese cooking and culture. Each story is followed by a recipe and historical notes.

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McMillan Palgrave
According to Chinese tradition, those who die hungry or unjustly come back to haunt the living. Some are appeased with food. But not all ghosts are successfully mollified. In this chilling collection of stories,Ying Chang Compestine takes readers on a journey through time and across different parts of China. From the building of the GreatWall in 200 BCE to themodern day of iPods, hungry ghosts continue to torment those who wronged them.

At once a window into the history and culture of China and an ode to Chinese cuisine, this assortment of frightening tales--complete with historical notes and delectable recipes--will both scare and satiate!


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