Fiction

The Face of Another

by Kobo Abe
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2019-07-25
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 256 pages
ISBN 13: 0141966432
ISBN 10: 9780141966434
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : The Face of Another written by Kobo Abe, published by Penguin UK which was released on 2019-07-25. Download The Face of Another Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The face, in the final analysis, is the expression. The expression—how shall I put it?—well, the expression is something like an equation by which we show our relationship with others. It's a roadway between oneself and others. -- The narrator is a scientist hideously deformed in a laboratory accident - a man who has lost his face and, with it, connection to other people. Even his wife is now repulsed by him. His only entry back into the world is to create a mask so perfect as to be undetectable. But soon he finds that such mask is more than a disguise: it is an alternate self - a self that is capable of anything. A remorseless meditation on nature, identity, and the social contract, THE FACE OF ANOTHER is an intellectual horror story of the highest order.