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In the Penal Colony - Franz Kafka
In the Penal Colony
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"In the Penal Colony" is a short story by Franz Kafka written in German in October 1914, and first published in October 1919.The story is set in an unnamed penal colony. It describes the last use of an elaborate torture and execution device that carves the sentence of the condemned prisoner on... show more
"In the Penal Colony" is a short story by Franz Kafka written in German in October 1914, and first published in October 1919.The story is set in an unnamed penal colony. It describes the last use of an elaborate torture and execution device that carves the sentence of the condemned prisoner on his skin in a script before letting him die, all in the course of twelve hours. As the plot unfolds, the reader learns more and more about the machine, including its origin, and original justification.
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Format: paperback
Publisher: Schocken Books
Pages no: 52
Edition language: English
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3.0 In the Penal Colony
شعرت بالألم كثيراً عند قرائتي لهذه الرواية، ربما لاجل إعتبارها ان التعذيب الوحشي واجب مقدس، و بالألم آكثر كلما روى الضابط كيفية تطبيق حكم الإعدام أو بـ آلة يدعونها "آلة المعجزة" التي تبدأ بتعذيب المحكوم بشكل مقزز و بقسوة على مدار 12 ساعة وهو يعاني، أي يموت ببطء تحت التعذيب و الإستلذاذ الآخرين بمشاهد...
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