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Beyond the Curve

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Beyond the Curve

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Author: Kobo Abe
Publisher: HarperCollins, 1994
Original Japanese publication, 1966

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Abe's best short works to date are presented here in this well-crafted collection of fiction which explores many of modern man's dilemmas in an insightful, yet highly surrealistic style. Called by The New York Times, 'The best Japanese novelist [since] Mishima and Kawabata...', Abe is one of the most highly regarded writers in Japan today.

Partial Table of Contents:

An Irrelevant Death
The Dream Soldier
The Special Envoy
The Crime of S. Karma


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