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The Trial - Franz Kafka, David Wyllie
The Trial
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From its gripping first sentence onward, this novel exemplifies the term "Kafkaesque." Its darkly humorous narrative recounts a bank clerk's entrapment — based on an undisclosed charge — in a maze of bureaucratic roadblocks. This is the least expensive edition available of one of the 20th... show more
From its gripping first sentence onward, this novel exemplifies the term "Kafkaesque." Its darkly humorous narrative recounts a bank clerk's entrapment — based on an undisclosed charge — in a maze of bureaucratic roadblocks. This is the least expensive edition available of one of the 20th century's most important novels.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486470610 (048647061X)
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Girl Interrupted Reading
Girl Interrupted Reading rated it
4.0
The Trial is a compelling read, but also so fucking frustrating. Questions are never answered and your left scream WHY???? K wakes up to find out he is being arrested, he is never told why, he is free to go about his daily life as long as when he is summoned to the court he comes. He tries to dismis...
Hagime
Hagime rated it
4.5 "Proces" - Franz Kafka
„ - Jak wyobrażasz sobie koniec? – spytał duchowny. - Przedtem myślałem, że wszystko musi się dobrze skończyć – rzekł K. – Teraz sam w to nieraz wątpię. Nie wiem jak to się skończy (…)” To bardzo dobrze, że „Proces” jest lekturą szkolną choć mam wrażenie, że chodzi tu o podkreślenie niewątpliwego ...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0
"Like a dog." Excuse me while I have a week or two trying to come up with something to say about this beyond long winded, nightmarish, horrifically brilliant.
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream rated it
4.0 The Trial by Franz Kafka
The moon has nothing on OCD, which is a much harsher mistress. And I'm merely OCD-like in certain respects; I can't imagine the horrors of actually having the disorder. I've got a thing about completeness. Had I known that The Trial was not a novel but, significantly, an unfinished novel before I st...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Trial
On his thirtieth birthday, bank employee Josef K. is arrested for an unknown crime and prosecuted on certain Sundays by an unknown agency.Yeah, that's a pretty vague teaser but how else do you drag someone into The Trial?On the surface, The Trial is an absurd legal drama that nicely illustrates how ...
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