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The castle

Author: Franz KafkaThomas MannWilla MuirEdwin MuirEithne WilkinsAll authors
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, 1974, ©1954.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Print version:
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924.
Castle.
New York : Schocken Books, 1974, ©1954
(DLC) 73090729
(OCoLC)1024716
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Thomas Mann; Willa Muir; Edwin Muir; Eithne Wilkins; Ernst Kaiser
OCLC Number: 681757790
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 481 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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