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The Castle - Franz Kafka, Mark Harman (translator)
The Castle
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780749399528 (074939952X)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Cygan rated it
3.0 Twierdza
W swoich felietonach z lat 50. Stanisław Lem napomknął o twórczości Kafki jako o ciekawostce, która z klasyczną literaturą nie ma wiele wspólnego. Ot, nowinka taka. Raczej konsekwentnie próbuję sygnalizować emocje, które powstają we mnie podczas lektury kolejnych tytułów. I nie silę się na recenzj...
Haidji - Books...and...Books!
Haidji - Books...and...Books! rated it
5.0 Mysterious
This book can be read as an introduction to dystopian literature.Joseph K. (the protagonist) arrives in a village and struggles to gain access to the mysterious authorities who govern it from a castle. K. believes that he's been invited to a town to do some land surveying, and realises upon his arri...
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3.0 The Castle by Franz Kafka
bookshelves: translation, tbr-busting-2013, summer-2013, paper-read, one-penny-wonder, prague, published-1922, re-visit-2015, spring-2015, play-dramatisation, lit-richer, unfinished-by-author Read from July 21, 2013 to May 18, 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05tbw1mRevisit 2015 is via Rad...
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shell pebble rated it
A young land surveyor arrives in a village, appointed by the count of the castle on the hill overshadowing the country. In a dreamlike, labyrinthine tale riddled with material and emotional inconsistencies,Kafka envisions a bureaucratic administration bloated and twisted beyond all imaginings, in wh...
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It was late in the evening when K arrived.From wiki:Kafka began writing The Castle on the evening of 27 January 1922, the day he arrived at the mountain resort of Spindlermühle (now in the Czech Republic). A picture taken of him upon his arrival shows him by a horse-drawn sleigh in the snow in a set...
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