The Trial PDF by Franz Kafka

The Trial PDF by Franz Kafka

The Trial

Written in 1914 but not published until 1925, a year after Kafka s death, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information Whether read as an existential tale, a parable, Written in 1914 but not published until 1925, a year after Kafka s death, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information Whether read as an existential tale, a parable, or a prophecy of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the madness of totalitarianism, Kafka s nightmare has resonated with chilling truth for generations of readers This new edition is based upon the work of an international team of experts who have restored the text, the sequence of chapters, and their division to create a version that is as close as possible to the way the author left it.In his brilliant translation, Breon Mitchell masterfully reproduces the distinctive poetics of Kafka s prose, revealing a novel as full of energy and power as when it was first written

Title : The Trial
Author :  Franz Kafka
Language : English
Isbn : 0805209999
Format : Paperback
Pages : 276 pages

Rating: 4.4

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