Secret Rendezvous [1st UK Ed]


By Kobo Abe

First UK printing of an intriguing title from this award-winning Japanese author

Out of stock


  • First UK Edition [Secker & Warburg, London, 1980]; [x], 182 pages; tan papered boards over black cloth, Japanese characters on front board, gold titling to spine [in English], slightly darkened top edge, an excellent copy; in like, unclipped [$8.95] illustrated dustjacket, Secker & Warburg sticker over ISBN at rear [jacket is the original US version, modified thus for the UK market], price sticker residue on front
  • Kafkaesque postmodernist novel where a man’s wife is taken to hospital & disappears
  • Translated by Juliet W Carpenter
  • SBN: 436 00021 0 / 0436000210