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The castle

Author: Franz Kafka; Willa Muir; Edwin Muir; Eithne Wilkins; Ernst Kaiser
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books, in association with Secher & Warburg, 1957, ©1930.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView 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: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Willa Muir; Edwin Muir; Eithne Wilkins; Ernst Kaiser
ISBN: 9780140181081 0140181083
OCLC Number: 10772858
Notes: Translation of: Das Schloss.
Description: 298 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Other Titles: Schloss.
Responsibility: Franz Kafka ; translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir with additional material translated 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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