Selected short stories of Franz Kafka by Franz Kafka

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Statementtranslated by Willa and Edwin Muir ; introduction by Philip Rahv.
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Paginationxxii, 328 p. ;
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18299970M
ISBN 100394604229
OCLC/WorldCa232656596

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Selected Short Stories of Franz Kafka (), translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir, collects fifteen of Kafka's stories, including his most famous, "The Metamorphosis." Kafka is, for the most part, doing his own thing with his writing. In other words, he wrote for himself rather than for any particular reader or audience; this is /5(12).

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