The Woman in the Dunes Summary
Kobo Abe

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The Woman in the Dunes Summary

Kobo Abe, one of Japan's most celebrated and frequently translated authors and playwrights, is often compared to the Czech writer, Franz Kafka, because both writers created novels that were built upon nightmarish allegories. Abe's The Woman in the Dunes is a prime example. With this novel, one of Abe's more popular works, Abe takes the reader into a very strange and isolated world in order to make a statement about the condition of modern...

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