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   Ark Sakura, The, by Kobo Abe  
 
  Novel, first publication in March 1988 , latest edition in March 1989
 
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      The protagonist of Abe's creation, nicknamed Mole by himself and Pig by others, is a dreamer and something of a mad inventor. He turns an underground quarry into an "ark" that can survive a nuclear war and starts to recruit "passengers" to accompany him on a voyage.

     
     
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  • Magic - Magicians - Sorcerers - Witches - Wizards
  • Nuclear disaster - Massive destruction

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