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The Trial By Kafka

  • Written in 1914, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century: the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information. Whether read as an existential tale, a parable, or a prophecy of the excesses...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • From its gripping first sentence onward, this novel exemplifies the term "Kafkaesque." Its darkly humorous narrative recounts a bank clerk's entrapment in a bureaucratic maze, based on an undisclosed charge.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • A timeless tale of ordinary terror. Josef K?s thirty-fifth birthday begins with a knock on his door. Three sinister agents have arrived from an unidentified agency to arrest him for unidentified crimes. But this is no birthday prank ? this is life or death. So begins K?s dark descent into a waking nightmare of bizarre humiliations and compulsive procedures....

    Publisher : OBERON BOOKS Ltd
    published : 2015
  • The Trial is one of the central works of modern literature. This meticulous new translation includes the chapters Kafka left incomplete and is accompanied by a biographical preface, detailed introduction, chronology, bibliography and notes.

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 2009
  • HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.

    Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
    published : 2015
  • Because of their ethnic identity, Latinas sometimes face discrimination in the United States. Latinas are additionally oppressed because of their gender?because they are women, they hold a subordinate position in patriarchal Latino culture. The oppression of Latinas is maintained through various cultural mechanisms, which sustain power relations based...

    Publisher : ABC-CLIO
    published : 2000
  • Kafka's books are filled with the blurring of reality and dreams. The "real" world is never enough for Kafka's characters, and they are always left yearning for a firm metaphysical anchor that they can never quite grasp. This book describes a man's persecution by an overwhelming power.

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 1999
  • Don't get burned... Lieutenant Howard Six-Pack Paxton loves three things: being a firefighter, riding his Harley, and his bachelorhood. That is, until the curvaceous Kat McKenna falls into his arms at the scene of a fire--and melts the six-foot-six tower of bronze muscle! But just as passion ignites between them--and they explore new heights...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2008
  • The dead body discovered in a Seattle dumpster was shocking enough?but equally disturbing was the manner of death. The victim, a high school coach, had been lynched, leaving behind a very pregnant wife to grieve over his passing, and to wonder what dark secrets he took to his grave. A Homicide detective with twenty years on the job, J.P. Beaumont...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2009
  • The Trial by Franz Kafka Translated by David Wyllie The Trial (German: Der Process) is a novel by Franz Kafka about a character named Josef K., who awakens one morning and, for reasons never revealed, is arrested and prosecuted for an unspecified crime. According to Kafka''s friend Max Brod, the author never finished the novel and wrote in...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2008