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The Trial

ISBN 10: 0199238294 / 0-19-923829-4
ISBN 13: 9780199238293
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Softcover
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"...I have read 'The Trial', and not in a long time have I come upon a novel which, without being in any vulgar sense spectacular, is more astonishing....It keeps one foot so solidly on the ground that you can think of few books which stay there more firmly with both feet. But its other foot swings far out into space, conferring upon the literal action of the story a depth of meaning--or if meaning if often elusive, a power of suggestion--which can best be called visionary....No summary can convey the atmosphere which Kafka cunningly distills..."

Albert Camus

 

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Book Description: Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. Someone must have been telling tales about Josef K. for one morning, without having done anything wrong, he was arrested. A successful professional man wakes up one morning to find himself under arrest for an offence which is never explained. The mysterious court which conducts his trial is outwardly co-operative, but capable of horrific violence. Faced with this ambiguous authority, Josef K. gradually succumbs to its psychological pressure. He consults various advisers without escaping his fate. Was there some way out that he failed to see? Kafka s unfinished novel has been read as a study of political power, a pessimistic religious parable, or a crime novel where the accused man is himself the problem. One of the iconic figures of modern world literature, Kafka writes about universal problems of guilt, responsibility, and freedom; he offers no solutions, but provokes his readers to arrive at meanings of their own. This new edition includes the fragmentary chapters that were omitted from the main text, in a translation that is both natural and exact, and an introduction that illuminates the novel and its author. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more. Bookseller Inventory # AOP9780199238293

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