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The man who disappeared (America)

Author: Franz Kafka; Ritchie Robertson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Expelled by his family after seduction by a maidservant, Karl finds in America a series of surrogate families, but he continues to get into undeserved trouble and is forced to move on once again. Along the way Karl encounters extremes of wealth and poverty, experiences the cruelty of the American work ethic, and has glimpses of the criminal underworld, without losing the basic goodness and resourcefulness that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Kafka; Ritchie Robertson
ISBN: 9780199601127 0199601127 9780199655670 0199655677
OCLC Number: 790706377
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "A new translation by Ritchie Robertson"--Cover.
Description: xxxviii, 215 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Biographical preface --
Introduction --
Note on the text --
Note on the translation --
Select bibliography --
A chronology of Franz Kafka --
The man who disappeared --
Explanatory notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Amerika.
Responsibility: Franz Kafka ; translated with an introduction and notes by Ritchie Robertson.
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Young immigrant Karl Rossmann has a series of adventures in a vision of an ultra-modern America that is both fantasy and social satire. Full of incident, and blackly humorous, Kafka's first novel is  Read more...

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