Abe, Kobo. The Woman In The Dunes
... seaside village, Niki Jumpei, a teacher and amateur entomologist, is held captive with a young woman
at the bottom of a vast sand pit where, Sisyphus-like, they are pressed into ... Japan but raised in Manchuria, he is perhaps best known for his 1962 novel, THE WOMAN
IN THE DUNES, though he was also a prominent screenwriter, producer, and director. Like Samuel ...