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    The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Tantor Unabridged Classics) (CD-Audio) By (author) Franz Kafka, By (author) Guy de Maupassant, Narrator Tom Whitworth

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    DescriptionThroughout his amazing career, Franz Kafka created some of the most haunting, timeless, and enduring images of the nightmare world of everyday life. First published in 1915, "The Metamorphosis" is one of Kafka's most famous works. The story begins when traveling salesman Gregor Samsa wakes from a series of disturbing dreams to discover that he has transformed overnight into a giant insect. Instead of arousing surprise or horror in his family, however, Gregor's condition is merely despised as an imposition, a burden. In addition to Kafka's "The Metamorphosis," this collection includes eight pieces by one of the fathers of the modern short story, Guy de Maupassant: "The Englishman," "The Piece of String," "The Necklace," "A Crisis," "The Will," "Love," "The Inn," and "Was It a Dream?"


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    Title
    The Metamorphosis and Other Stories
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Franz Kafka, By (author) Guy de Maupassant, Narrator Tom Whitworth
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781400111091
    ISBN 10: 1400111099
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC subject category V2: FYB
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: FYT
    BIC E4L: TRA
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51110
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    BISAC V2.8: FIC025000
    B&T Approval Code: A23305040
    Ingram Subject Code: JQ
    Libri: I-JQ
    BISAC V2.8: FIC003000
    Thema V1.0: FBC, FYT, FYB
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    10 August 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) was an extemely prolific French writer who is considered one of the fathers of the modern short story. Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was one of the major fiction writers of the twentieth century. Among his most well known stories are ""The Metamorphosis"" and ""In the Penal Colony,"" and his novels include "The Trial" and "The Castle." Coming soon...