The Castle: A New Translation Based on the Restored Text by Franz Kafka

The Castle: A New Translation Based on the Restored Text

byFranz Kafka

Kobo ebook | December 5, 2012

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Translated and with a preface by Mark Harman

Left unfinished by Kafka in 1922 and not published until 1926, two years after his death, The Castle is the haunting tale of K.’s relentless, unavailing struggle with an inscrutable authority in order to gain access to the Castle. Scrupulously following the fluidity and breathlessness of the sparsely punctuated original manuscript, Mark Harman’s new translation reveals levels of comedy, energy, and visual power previously unknown to English language readers.

Franz Kafka was born to middle-class Jewish parents in Prague, Czechoslovakia on July 3, 1883. He received a law degree at the University of Prague. After performing an obligatory year of unpaid service as law clerk for the civil and criminal courts, he obtained a position in the workman's compensation division of the Austrian governme...
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Title:The Castle: A New Translation Based on the Restored TextFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 5, 2012Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307829480

ISBN - 13:9780307829481

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