This Beautiful Novel By One Of Japan S Most Important Writers Is Also One Of The Most Strangely Terrifying And Memorable Books You Ll Ever Read The Woman In The Dunes Is The Story Of An Amateur Entomologist Who Wanders Alone Into A Remote Seaside Village In Pursuit Of A Rare Beetle He Wants To Add To His Collection But The Townspeople Take Him Prisoner They Lower Him Into The Sand Pit Home Of A Young Widow, A Pariah In The Poor Community, Who The Villagers Have Condemned To A Life Of Shoveling Back The Ever Encroaching Dunes That Threaten To Bury The Town An Amazing Book.
K b Abe Abe K b , pseudonym of Kimifusa Abe, was a Japanese writer, playwright, photographer, and inventor He was the son of a doctor and studied medicine at Tokyo University He never practised however, giving it up to join a literary group that aimed to apply surrealist techniques to Marxist ideology.Abe has been often compared to Franz Kafka and Alberto Moravia for his surreal, often
- 306 pages
- 砂の女 [Suna no Onna]
- Kōbō Abe
- 24 November 2017 Kōbō Abe