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The Trial - Franz Kafka, Max Brod, Willa Muir, Edwin Muir
The Trial
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Written in 1914, The Trial is the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information. Kafka’s nightmare has resonated with chilling truth for generations of readers.
Written in 1914, The Trial is the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information. Kafka’s nightmare has resonated with chilling truth for generations of readers.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099428640 (0099428644)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 216
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 ...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
3.0 The Trial
I blundered. I suspect I wouldn't have been in love with this anyway, but I can't blame my feelings exclusively on The Trial. I blame technology.Instead of sticking with the physical copy I own - the 'definitive edition' translated by Willa and Edwin Muir that includes unfinished chapters and redact...
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...
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