Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Book DescriptionMetamorphosis is Kafka's most famous story. In it he explores the notions of alienation and human loneliness by means of his extraordinary narrative techniques and depth of imagination. Gregor Samsa awakens one morning to find himself transformed into a repulsive bug. Trapped inside this hideous form, his mind remains unchanged - until he sees the shocked reaction of those around him and begins to question the basis of human love and, indeed, the entire purpose of his existence. But this, it seems, is only the beginning of his ordeal. Contains also six lesser-known stories by Kafka
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843914099
(195mm x 125mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Hesperus Press Ltd
Publisher: Hesperus Press Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Franz Kafka
Metamorfosis, Hardback (September 2016)
This is a short novel by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, who wakes to find himself transformed into an insect.
Hunger Artist, Paperback / softback (June 2016)» View all books by Franz Kafka
"A Hunger Artist" tells the story of a performance artist whose artwork is hunger: public fasting in a cage, before gawking throngs who believe, somehow, that he is a fake. As public interest in Hunger Artists fades, the protagonist takes his talent in new and dangerous directions. A classic story by the author of "The Metamorphosis."
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Author Biography - Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka is a leading figure in twentieth-century literature. His remarkable narrative style has had enormous influence on many subsequent writers.
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