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Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka


ISBN: 9780241260654
ANNOTATION:
A collection of translations that brings together the small proportion of the author's works that he himself thought worthy of publication.
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ISBN: 9780241260654
ANNOTATION:
A collection of translations that brings together the small proportion of the author's works that he himself thought worthy of publication.

Annotation

A collection of translations that brings together the small proportion of the author's works that he himself thought worthy of publication.

Publisher Description

'I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.'

Featuring an ordinary man who wakes up to find himself turned into a giant cockroach, Kafka's masterpiece of unease and black humour, Metamorphosis, is brought together here with the best of his short stories. A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

Author Biography

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was a Czech-born German-speaking insurance clerk who despised his job, preferring to spend his time writing. Nevertheless, Kafka published little during his lifetime, and ordered his closest friend to burn the mass of unpublished manuscripts - now familiar to us as some of the most influential novels and short stories of the twentieth century - after his death. Kafka's novels, all available in Penguin Modern Classics, include The Trial, The Castle, and Amerika.

Product Details

Author
Franz Kafka
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
2016
ISBN-10
0241260655
ISBN-13
9780241260654
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2016-05-26
Media
Book
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Series
Pocket Penguins
Translated from
German
Pages
320
Language
English