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The Great Wall of China and other short works

Author: Franz Kafka; Malcolm Pasley
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 1991, ©1973
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Malcolm Pasley's translations, together with those in a forthcoming companion volume, The Transformation ('Metamorphosis') and Other Stories, are distinctive in that they illuminate Kafka's life as well as his art by presenting the works in the sequence in which they were written. Unlike other editions popularly available, this one has been prepared directly from the author's manuscripts. In its fidelity to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Malcolm Pasley
ISBN: 0141186461 9780141186467 0140184767 9780140184761
OCLC Number: 59475588
Language Note: Translation from the German.
Notes: This translation originally published under the title: Shorter works, volume 1. London : Secker & Warburg, 1973.
Description: xvii, 218 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Other Titles: Shorter works.
Responsibility: Franz Kafka ; translated from the German and edited by Malcolm Pasley.

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This volume contains the major short works left by Kafka and published posthumously, including "Blumfeld", "An Elderly Bachelor", "The Great Wall of China", "Investigations of a Dog", "The Collected  Read more...

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