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The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe

The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe is a weird little book. Let’s just start out with that as an opener.

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Book Review: The Woman In The Dunes by Kobo Abe (1962)

For my next book review I’m having a look at Kobo Abe’s The Woman In The Dunes. The original Japanese title translates to just “Sand Woman”, and while a woman in the sand seems to play a pivotal part in the story, she doesn’t seem to be the focus. 834 more words

Book Review

The Woman in the Dunes

Read 30/11/2014-04/12/2014

Rating: 3 stars

I picked up on this horrible but compelling Japanese psychological horror story thanks to a photography blog I follow. The photographer visited the dunes at Tottori which are believed to be the inspiration for the novel. 171 more words

Book Review

The Woman in the Dunes

Not a thrill a minute, but certainly an evocative book. The daily grind reduced to shoveling sand just to keep one’s head above, well, sand. 307 more words

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