“A disquieting and original work of art.”–The New York Times
“A compelling tour-de-force.... A horror story of such magnitude that it stuns the mind.”–The New York Times Book Review
“An exciting, imaginative, and entertaining novel.”–San Francisco Chronicle
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Japanese
I Enjoyed thoroughly this remarkable story.
The search for a missing person opens into a larger search and deeper to where people's lives may intrinsically be found or lost.
I was a little bit disappointed with this book. To be fair, my expectations were set impossibly high by the description on the back cover which claims that Abe's novel "combines... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Brian C.
I've become a real enthusiast for Kobo Abe's work - and The Ruined Map stokes that enthusiasm. At face value, a detective novel, with much of it written in that staccato style so... Read morePublished on July 31, 2013 by Harry