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One of the premier Japanese novels of the twentieth century, The Women in the Dunes combines the essence of myth, suspense, and the existential novel. In a remote seaside village, Niki Jumpei, a teacher and amateur entomologist, is held captive with a young woman at the bottom of a vast sand pit where, Sisyphus-like, they are pressed into shoveling off the ever-advancing sand dunes that threaten the village.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394718149
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York
Author:
Abe, Kobo
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Japan Fiction.
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
71-1
Publication Date:
1972
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x .55 in .4 lb

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