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ISBN-10: 0553213695

ISBN-13: 9780553213690

Edition: 1972

Authors: Franz Kafka, Stanley Corngold, Stanley Corngold, Stanley Corngold

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Graphic artist Peter Kuper presents a darkly comic reimagining of Kafka's classic tale of family, alienation, and a giant bug.
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Book details

List price: $5.95
Copyright year: 1972
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/1/1972
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Franz Kafka was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, of middle-class Jewish parents. He apparently suffered a great deal of psychological pain at a young age at the hands of his domineering father. He took a law degree at the German University of Prague, then obtained a position in the workman's compensation division of the Austrian government. Always neurotic, insecure, and filled with a sense of inadequacy, Kafka's writing is a search for personal fulfillment and understanding. He wrote very slowly and deliberately, publishing very little in his lifetime. At his death he asked a close friend to burn his remaining manuscripts , but the friend refused the request. Instead the friend arranged for…    

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