Amerika [electronic resource]. Franz Kafka.

By: Kafka, FranzPublication details: 2019Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781473572034 (electronic bk)Subject(s): Fiction | Classic Literature | LiteratureGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: No titleOther classification: FIC004000 Online resources: Click to access digital title. | Excerpt Sample | Image Large cover image | Thumbnail Thumbnail cover image 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

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