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Ark Sakura, The (Kobo Abe)

In this Kafkaesque allegorical fantasy, Mole has converted a huge underground quarry into an "ark" capable of surviving the coming nuclear holocaust and is now in search of his crew. He falls victim, however, to the wiles of a con man-cum-insect dealer. In the surreal drama that ensues, the ark is invaded by a gang of youths and a sinister group of elderly people called the Broom Brigade, led by Mole's odious father, while Mole becomes trapped in the ark's central piece of equipment, a giant toilet powerful enough to flush almost anything, including chopped-up humans, out to sea.

Written by Kobo Abe.

 
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  • Publisher - KNOPF PUBLISHERS
  • Media - Printed Material
  • Page Count - 352
  • Release Date - Feb 10 2009
  • Product Availability - More Arriving Soon! (More Information)

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