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Amerika : the man who disappeared

Author: Franz Kafka; Michael Hofmann
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1996
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Karl Rossman has been banished by his parents to America, following a family scandal. There, with unquenchable optimism, he throws himself into the strange experiences that lie before him as he slowly makes his way into the interior of the great continent. Although Kafka's first novel (begun in 1911 and never finished), can be read as a menacing allegory of modern life, it is also infused with a quite un-Kafkaesque  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Michael Hofmann
ISBN: 9780141188386 0141188383
OCLC Number: 71807797
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Originally published as: The man who disappeared (Amerika).
Description: xiii, 216 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Amerika.
Responsibility: Franz Kafka ; translated with an introduction by Michael Hofmann.

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Karl Rossman has been banished by his parents to America, following a family scandal. There, with unquenchable optimism, he throws himself into the strange experiences that lie before him as he  Read more...

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