The Ark Sakura

Author: Kobo Abe
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141993189
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'One of Japan's most venerated writers' David Mitchell In this unnerving fable from one of Japan's greatest novelists, a recluse known as 'Mole' retreats to a vast underground bunker, only to find that strange guests, booby traps and a giant toilet may prove even greater obstacles than nuclear disaster. 'As is true of Poe and Kafka, Abe creates an unexpected impulsion. One continues reading, on and on' New Yorker 'Abe's depiction of the deadly game of survival is hilarious but at the same time leaves us with a chilling sense of apprehension about the brave new world that awaits us' Los Angeles Times
The Ark Sakura
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Kobo Abe
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-03 - Publisher: Penguin UK

'One of Japan's most venerated writers' David Mitchell In this unnerving fable from one of Japan's greatest novelists, a recluse known as 'Mole' retreats to a vast underground bunker, only to find that strange guests, booby traps and a giant toilet may prove even greater obstacles than nuclear disaster. 'As
The Ark Sakura
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Kōbō Abe
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Knopf

An underground quarry is converted into a huge nuclear shelter called an "ark" by its creator, a half-mad inventor who calls himself Mole, who begins to recruit passengers
The Ark Sakura
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Kōbō Abe
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Knopf

An underground quarry is converted into a huge nuclear shelter called an "ark" by its creator, a half-mad inventor who calls himself Mole, who begins to recruit passengers
Rethinking Japan: Literature, visual arts & linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Adriana Boscaro, Franco Gatti, Massimo Raveri
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Psychology Press

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Rethinking Japan Vol 1.
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Adriana Boscaro, Franco Gatti, Massimo Raveri
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-27 - Publisher: Routledge

These papers explore the debate over new directions in Japanese studies.