The Trial by Franz Kafka (Complete Full Version)

The Trial by Franz Kafka (Complete Full Version)

by Franz Kafka

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Overview

The Trial (German: Der Process) is a novel by Franz Kafka about a character named Josef K., who awakens one morning and, for reasons never revealed, is arrested and prosecuted for an unspecified crime.
According to Kafka's friend Max Brod, the author never finished the novel and wrote in his will that it was to be destroyed. After his death, Brod went against Kafka's wishes and edited The Trial into what he felt was a coherent novel and had it published in 1925.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013692800
Publisher: Maran State Books
Publication date: 01/19/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 626,630
File size: 447 KB

About the Author

Franz Kafka was one of the major German-language fiction writers
of the 20th century. A middle-class Jew based in Prague, his unique
body of writing — many incomplete and most published posthumously —
has become amongst the most influential in Western literature.
Kafka's works – including the stories Das Urteil (1913, "The
Judgement"), In der Strafkolonie (1920, "In the Penal Colony"); the
novella Die Verwandlung ("The Metamorphosis"); and unfinished
novels Der Prozess ("The Trial") and Das Schloß ("The Castle") –
have come to embody the blend of absurd, surreal and mundane which
gave rise to the adjective "kafkaesque".

Date of Birth:

July 3, 1883

Date of Death:

June 3, 1924

Place of Birth:

Prague, Austria-Hungary

Place of Death:

Vienna, Austria

Education:

German elementary and secondary schools. Graduated from German Charles-Ferdinand University of Prague.

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