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- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available
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;... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 8.99
Someone must have been telling tales about Josef K. for one morning, without having done anything wrong, he was arrested.'A successful professional man wakes up one morning to find himself under arrest for an offence which is never explained. The mysterious court which conducts his trial is outwardly co-operative, but capable of horrific violence.... more...
- The Floating Press 2003; US$ 4.50
The Metamorphosis begins almost comically. A man wakes up to find he has turned into an insect. But the claustrophobic, dirty room and the increasingly distressed narrator soon turn this into a tale of slow horror. Most horrifying of all is his family's reaction to his metamorphosis and their final solution to the problem. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley Corngold Featuring essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin ?When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.? With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka begins his... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99
Often cited as one of the most influential works of short fiction of the 20th century, Metamorphosis is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. Nobel Peace Prize winner Elias Canetti described it as "one of the few great and perfect works of the poetic imagination written..." more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
Franz Kafka's diaries and letters suggest that his fascination with America grew out of a desire to break away from his native Prague, even if only in his imagination. Kafka died before he could finish what he like to call his "American novel,: but he clearly entitled it Der Verschollene ("The Missing Person") in a letter to his fiancee, Felice... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
These diaries cover the years 1910 to 1923, the year before Kafka?s death at the age of forty. They provide a penetrating look into life in Prague and into Kafka?s accounts of his dreams, his feelings for the father he worshipped and the woman he could not bring himself to marry, his sense of guilt, and his feelings of being an outcast. They offer... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.00
This collection brings together the stories that Kafka allowed to be published during his lifetime. To Max Brod, his literary executor, he wrote: ?Of all my writings the only books that can stand are these.? From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.00
I have only one request," Kafka wrote to his publisher Kurt Wolff in 1913. "'The Stoker,' 'The Metamorphosis,' and 'The Judgment' belong together, both inwardly and outwardly. There is an obvious connection among the three, and, even more important, a secret one, for which reason I would be reluctant to forego the chance of having them published together... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
The essential philosophical writings of one of the twentieth century?s most influential writers are now gathered into a single volume with an introduction and afterword by the celebrated writer and publisher Roberto Calasso. Illness set him free to write a series of philosophical fragments: some narratives, some single images, some parables. These... more...