Dearest Father

Dearest Father

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Conflict between father and son is one of the oldest themes in literature, and in this open letter to his father--a letter that was never sent--Kafka tries to come to terms with one of the most deeply rooted obsessions of his troubled soul. Written as a long, tense, and dramatic confession in which writer and man are gathered together in front of an ambivalent figure of authority, "Letter to My Father" is a desperate attempt to retrace the origins of a turbulent and highly conflicted relationship between an unflinching parent and an extremely sensitive child. Kafka's inspired work is both a merciless indictment of his father and an impassioned appeal to him.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 12.7mm | 113.4g
  • Oneworld Classics Ltd
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1847490255
  • 9781847490254
  • 615,747

About Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was one of the major German-language fiction writers of the 20th century, known for "The Metamorphosis" and "The Trial."
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