|Woman in the Dunes, the (1962) [Novel]|
by Kobo Abe
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(From the publisher):
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.
Original title: 砂の女 (Suna no Onna) [The Woman in the Sand]
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics