Since his death in 1924, Kafka has come to be regarded as one of the greatest modern writers, one whose work brilliantly explores the anxiety, futility, and complexity of modern life. The precision and clarity of Kafka’s style, its powerful symbolism, and his existential exploration of the human condition have given his work universal significance.
In addition to the title selection, considered by many critics Kafka’s most perfect work, this collection includes “The Judgment,” “In the Penal Colony,” “A Country Doctor,” and “A Report to an Academy.” Stanley Appelbaum has provided excellent new English translations of the stories and a brief Note placing them within Kafka’s oeuvre.
Reprint of the Atheneum Press, New York, 1971 edition.
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|Author/Editor||Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein|
|Grade level||3 - 8 (ages 8 - 14)|
|Dimensions||6 3/8 x 9|