ISBN 10: 0805208488 / 0-8052-0848-8
ISBN 13: 9780805208481
Publisher: Schocken Books
Publication Date: 2009
A respectable banker gets arrested and spends his life fighting a charge he cannot get information about. Includes excerpts from Kafka's diaries.
"...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..."
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