Kobo Abe

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Kobo Abe

Kobo AbeKobo Abe (阿部 公房 Abe Kobo, March 7, 1924 – January 22, 1993), was a writer, playwright, photographer and inventor.

Abe has been often compared to Franz Kafka and Alberto Moravia for his modernist sensibilities and his surreal, often nightmarish explorations of individuals in contemporary society.

Notable works:
  The Woman in the Dunes (1962)
  The Face of Another (1964)

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