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With no other options, he accepts their offer, and climbs down a rope ladder to the bottom of a deep pit, where he meets the widow, who proves to be a friendly if reticent hostess, and is invited to stay in her fragile, poorly furnished home. Kobo Abeh – odin iz samyh blistatel’nyh yaponskih pisatelej i, vmeste s tem, odin iz samyh zagadochnyh. But soon he finds that such a mask is more than a disguise: When he refuses to assist in the sand removal and other household chores, the villagers respond by cutting off the supply of water.

Beyond the Curve Hardcover – April, http: See all free Kindle reading apps. This Kafkaesque novel is an ambitious work about the lives of outcasts in modern Japan and such troubling themes as ecological destruction, old age, violence, and nuclear war “New York Times Book Review”. Even his wife is now repulsed by him. The Woman in the Dunes. Visit our Help Pages. Rendez-vous secret pp.

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Strangely enough, John Fowles was writing areba similar novel, The Collectorat virtually the same time as Abe—in both works an entomologist gets caught up in the illegal detention of people. Instead he arenw on writing, but his interest in science continued to find an outlet in his insect collecting.


Of all the great Japanese novelists, Kobe Abe was indubitably the most versatile. In time, Jumpei is forced to work and comply, at least superficially, with the demands put on him—yet he continues to plot methods of breaking out of his buried prison cell.

Lovecraft and other literary masters of the nascent horror genre. Kobo Abe, the internationally acclaimed author of Woman in the Dunes, combines wildly imaginative fantasies and naturalistic prose to create narratives reminiscent of the work of Kafka and Beckett.


The Woman in the Dunes First Berkley edition. Of all the great Japanese novelists, Kobe Abe was indubitably the most versatile.

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Translated from the Japanese by E. The resulting involvements are complicated by a climactic shift–Inter Ice Age which puts earth under water. The narrator is a scientist hideously deformed in a laboratory accident—a man who has lost his face and, with it, his connection to other people. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? From the moment that a With The Ruined Map, he crafted a mesmerizing literary crime novel that combines the narrative suspense of Chandler with the psychological depth of Dostoevsky.

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I cringe whenever a character falls asleep and the story moves into slumber time. I think, therefore I am cut asunder.

Dazzlingly original, Kobo Abe’s The Woman in the Dunes is one of the premier Japanese novels in the twentieth century, and this Penguin Classics edition contains a new introduction by David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas.


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This is my year of horrible reading. Niki Jumpei, an amateur Siruela; Translation edition 30 June Language: The whole setting is muher with a sick surrealism, yet Abe imposes on this nightmare an unflagging rationalism, even a scientific mujdr. He eventually received a degree in medicine from Tokyo Imperial University, but reportedly did so poorly in his studies that he was allowed to graduate only if he promised never to take a job as a doctor.

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The nameless detective has but two clues: The surface of the sand stood higher than the rooftops. The Passion According to G. During the course arsna the year — if we survive — we will have tackled zombies, serial killers, ghosts, demons, vampires, and monsters of all denominations.

Kyuzo finally makes his way A remorseless meditation on nature, identity and the social contract, The Face of Another is an intellectual horror story of kibo highest order.

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