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Amerika [electronic resource]. Franz Kafka.

By: Publication details: 2019.Description: 1 online resourceContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781473572034 (electronic bk)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No titleOther classification:
  • FIC004000
Online resources: Summary: 'No other voice has borne truer witness to the dark of our times' George Steiner After an embarrassing sexual misadventure with a servant girl, sixteen-year-old Karl Rossman is banished to America by his parents. Expected to redeem himself in the land of opportunity, Karl's youthful breeziness propels him into a series of bizarre escapades which threaten to ensnare him permanently. Though dredged with humour and optimism, Kafka's first novel bears his distinctive hallmarks, as young Karl becomes mired in an ever more unreal and oppressive system. THE CLASSIC TRANSLATION BY WILLA AND EDWIN MUIR
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'No other voice has borne truer witness to the dark of our times' George Steiner After an embarrassing sexual misadventure with a servant girl, sixteen-year-old Karl Rossman is banished to America by his parents. Expected to redeem himself in the land of opportunity, Karl's youthful breeziness propels him into a series of bizarre escapades which threaten to ensnare him permanently. Though dredged with humour and optimism, Kafka's first novel bears his distinctive hallmarks, as young Karl becomes mired in an ever more unreal and oppressive system. THE CLASSIC TRANSLATION BY WILLA AND EDWIN MUIR

Electronic reproduction. London : Vintage Digital, 2019. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1239 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).

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