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Book Information: Face of Another, the

Face of Another, the (1964) [Novel]
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Abe's narrator is a scientist who has been hideously deformed in a laboratory accident, a man who has lost his face in a society where "losing face" is a synonym for humiliation. Alienated from his fellows, sexually rejected by his wife, the injured man painstakingly sets out to create a mask so perfect as to be undetectable. Yet once he achieves his goal, he realizes that he has not fashioned a disguise, but an alternate self -- a self that is capable of anything. The Face of Another is an intellectual horror story of the highest order.

Original title: 他人の顔 [Tanin no Kao]
Original languages: Japanese

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Face of Another, the

Face of Another, the (1964)
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Language: English

Translated by: E. Dale Saunders
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Face of Another, the (1964)


ISBN: 0375726535

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