The Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces

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Random House, Incorporated, 1976 - German fiction - 317 pages
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A collection of Kafka's shorter compositions, all of them publishhed during his lifetime and representative of his perfected style

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Review: The Penal Colony and Other Stories

User Review  - Armineh Nouri - Goodreads

I was pleasantly surprised by my first ever read of Kafka, especially the unfinished travelogue. I did feel though that the translation was a little heavy-handed, which is why I've come down with a 4 ... Read full review

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Contents

Conversation with the Supplicant
9
Meditation
21
Rejection
37
Copyright

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About the author (1976)

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was born of Jewish parents in Prague. Several of his story collections were published in his lifetime and his novels, The Trial, The Castle, and Amerika, were published posthumously by his editor Max Brod.

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