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The Box Man

by Kōbō Abe

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Translated by E. Dale Saunders

'This is the record of a box man'. Anonymous and alone, the box man peeps out of his cut-out eyeholes and watches the world from behind his four cardboard walls. At first repulsed by the strange phenomenon of people who have decided to abandon society and live in boxes on the Tokyo streets, he has found himself drawn into the anonymity and voyeurism of their life. As he becomes obsessed with spying on a young nurse, his identity slips away, in Kobo Abe's eerie, disorienting and seductive masterpiece of unease.

Paperback: 160 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
ISBN: 9780241454596

Published by Penguin Books