Written in 1914, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. It is the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is arrested on a charge that is never identified or explained. Whether read as an existential tale, a parable, or a prophecy of the... show more
Written in 1914, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. It is the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is arrested on a charge that is never identified or explained. Whether read as an existential tale, a parable, or a prophecy of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the madness of totalitarianism, Kafka's nightmare resonates with chilling truth. Newly designed and typeset for easy reading by Boomer Books.
Publish date: May 12th 1969
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
„ - 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 ...
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 reda...
"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.
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...
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 ...