The Woman In The Dunes
New York. 1964. Knopf. 1st American Edition. A Couple Of Small Water Stain Marks On Boards, Otherwise Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket With A Few Internal Water Stain Marks and A Barely Discernable Drinking Glass Ring On The Front Cover. Translated from the Japanese by E. Dale Saunders. 244 pages. August 1964. hardcover. Jacket drawing by Machi Abe. Jacket design by Muriel Nasser. keywords: Literature Japan Translated. inventory # 19761. FROM THE PUBLISHER - 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. A Couple Of Small Water Stain Marks On Boards, Otherwise Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket With A Few Internal Water Stain Marks and A Barely Discernable Drinking Glass Ring On The Front Cover. Bookseller Inventory # 19761
Title: The Woman In The Dunes
Publication Date: 1964
Edition: 1st Edition.
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