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Secret Rendezvous

by: Kobo Abe

Publisher: Vintage (1977)

$14.95

Staff Pick by comrade: NG

Attention Murakami fans: How about a more cryptic (and succinct) storyteller from Japan? Abe broaches noir-mystery, touches on themes of sexual absurdity & paranoid hyper-modern surveillance techniques. A strange, dark read as well as an expose into the uglier side of the medical/hospital industry.