Lingering outside the way station for the dead

Books Jan 17, 2015

Lingering outside the way station for the dead

by Kris Kosaka

It's a hardy soul who braves Osorezan (Mount Osore), a volcano in Aomori Prefecture known as the Japanese way station for the dead. For most, the name conjures up images of the supernatural and the unknown, but for Marie Mutsuki Mockett, it is a ...