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The castle

Author: Franz KafkaThomas MannWilla MuirEdwin MuirEithne WilkinsAll authors
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, 1974, ©1954.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Definitive edView all editions and formats
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In THE CASTLE, a protagonist, known only as K., struggles to gain access to the mysterious authorities of a castle who govern the village where he wants to work as a land surveyor. Kafka died before finishing the work, but suggested it would end with the Land Surveyor dying in the village; the castle notifying him on his death bed that his legal claim to live in the village was not valid, yet, taking certain  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924.
Castle.
New York: Schocken Books, 1974, ©1954
(OCoLC)646943057
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Thomas Mann; Willa Muir; Edwin Muir; Eithne Wilkins; Ernst Kaiser
ISBN: 0805204156 9780805204155
OCLC Number: 1024716
Notes: Translation of: Das Schloss.
Description: xvi, 481 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Schloss.
Responsibility: Franz Kafka, with an homage by Thomas Mann ; translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir, with additional materials by Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser.

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In THE CASTLE, a protagonist, known only as K., struggles to gain access to the mysterious authorities of a castle who govern the village where he wants to work as a land surveyor. Kafka died before finishing the work, but suggested it would end with the Land Surveyor dying in the village; the castle notifying him on his death bed that his legal claim to live in the village was not valid, yet, taking certain auxiliary circumstances into account, he was permitted to live and work there.

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