The Castle

The Castle

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Summoned to take up the position of a land surveyor to the mysterious lord of a castle, the character known as K. finds himself in a bitter and baffling struggle to contact his new employer and go about his duties.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 424 pages
  • 135 x 211 x 26mm | 525g
  • EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0
  • 1857151275
  • 9781857151275
  • 182,232

About Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was born into a Jewish family in Prague. In 1906 he received a doctorate in jurisprudence, and for many years he worked a tedious job as a civil service lawyer investigating claims at the State Worker's Accident Insurance Institute. He never married, and published only a few slim volumes of stories during his lifetime. Meditation, a collection of sketches, appeared in 1912; The Stoker: A Fragment in 1913; Metamorphosis in 1915; The Judgement in 1916; In the Penal Colony in 1919; and A Country Doctor in 1920. The great novels were not published until after his death from tuberculosis: America, The Trial and The Castle.
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47,835 ratings
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4 37% (17,533)
3 21% (10,057)
2 6% (2,817)
1 2% (995)
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