Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - America by Franz Kafka

The story of Karl Rossman who, after an embarrassing sexual misadventure with a servant girl, is banished to America by his parents. Expected to redeem himself in the magical land of opportunity, he instead gets swept up in a whirlwind of strange escapades and dizzying adventures.

Buy America by Franz Kafka from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780749399511
ISBN-10: 0749399511
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 23-Jan-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - America by Franz Kafka

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about America book by Franz Kafka and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was born into a Jewish family in Prague. In 1906 he received a doctorate in jurisprudence, and for many years he worked a tedious job as a civil service lawyer investigating claims at the state Worker's Accident Insurance Institute. He never married, and published only a few slim volumes of stories during his lifetime. Meditation, a collection of sketches, appeared in 1912; The Stoker- A Fragment in 1913; The Metamorphosis in 1915; The Judgement in 1916; In the Penal Colony in 1919; and A Country Doctor in 1920. Only a few of his friends knew that Kafka was also at work on the great novels that were published after his death from tuberculosis- America, The Trial, and The Castle.

Books By Franz Kafka

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Paperback, September 2017
$14.17
Investigations of a Dog by Franz Kafka
Paperback, May 2017
$29.33
Letters to Felice by Franz Kafka
Paperback, December 2016
$34.53
Konundrum by Franz Kafka
Paperback, November 2016
$31.15