Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Paperback)

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    Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech-born German-speaking writer. His major novels include The Trial (1925), The Castle (1926), and Amerika (1927). Michael Hofmann is a poet, translator and essayist. His most recent poetry collection is Approximately Nowhere (Faber), and as a translator his work includes Kafka's The Man who Disappeared (Amerika). He is the translator of six books by Joseph Roth and was awarded the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Prize for his translation of Roth's The String of Pearls. His latest book is Behind the Lines, a collection of essays.
    This collection of new translations brings together the small proportion of Kafka’s works that he thought worthy of publication. It includes Metamorphosis, his most famous work, an exploration of horrific transformation and alienation; Meditation, a collection of his earlier studies; The Judgement, written in a single night of frenzied creativity; The Stoker, the first chapter of a novel set in America and a fascinating occasional piece, The Aeroplanes at Brescia, Kafka’s eyewitness account of an air display in 1909. Together, these stories reveal the breadth of Kafka’s literary vision and the extraordinary imaginative depth of his thought.


    ISBN 9780143105244
    Genre FICTION / Classics
    Format Paperback
    Pages 298
    Publisher Date 2008-02-26 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Penguin Classics
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.76 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Penguin Classics
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Kafka, Franz
    Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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