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"The 'Unworthy' One" Stories
in Manly P. Hall's Journals

In Mr. Hall's Journals "The 'Unworthy' One" is the collective name of 36 unusual stories about Mr. K. Nakamura, a brilliant antique dealer in Kyoto, Japan, who refers to himself modestly as an unworthy one. The stories have gentle and delightful twists, and are all in good taste.

The story title links below take you to the correct Journal, and the page number in that Journal is shown.

  1. A Philosopher of Good Parts, page 31
  2. The Soul Detective, page 22
  3. The Connoisseurs, page 38
  4. A Matter of Some Importance, page 54
  5. Chairman of the Committee, page 29
  6. Mr. Nakamura Wears His Best Suit, page 52
  7. St. Nicholas Nakamura, page 26
  8. Master of the Jade Pavilion, page 33
  9. The Chamber of Unhappy Spirits, page 44
  10. Dragon Tales, page 69
  11. In the Interest of Science, page 96
  12. A Ghost Story, page 67
  13. A Matter of Reflection, page 27
  14. The National Treasure, page 41
  15. Mr. Netsuke, page 31
  16. To Rest in Peace, page 22
  17. The Reading of the Will, page 24
  18. The Virtuosi, page 52
  19. House of the Tengu, page 37
  20. To Ourselves Alone, page 43
  21. Gate of the Foxes, page 32
  22. Masters of Invisibility, page 40
  23. A Valued Customer Returns, page 31
  24. Guardians of the Threshold, page 47
  25. The Portrait, page 37
  26. The Dog Men, page 51
  27. The Shopping Tour, page 27
  28. The Cave of the Grim Faced Saints, page 31
  29. The Haunted Gong, page 30
  30. The Sign of the Cross, page 28
  31. The Expertisers, page 54
  32. Honorable Son, page 52
  33. The Hour of the Ox, page 58
  34. On Circumstantial Evidence, page 49
  35. Mr. Nakamura's Good Deed, page 52
  36. Old Woman Goes Home, page 55


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