The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka

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Macmillan, May 1, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 496 pages
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A comprehensive and interpretative biography of Franz Kafka that is both a monumental work of scholarship and a vivid, lively evocation of Kafka's world.
  

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User Review  - Alan Hall - Goodreads

I read this during my Kafka obsession in my twenties - want to go to Prague on a Kafka pilgrimage one day. He never willingly left the city- ' the little mother has claws' he said of Prague Read full review

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User Review  - Christina Wilder - Goodreads

Ooh, Kafka. That's my man, right there. Here's hoping the book's as intriguing as it looks. Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Ernst Pawel was born in Berlin and lived in Yugoslavia before coming to the United States. He is the author of three novels and the award-winning "The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka." He lives in Great Neck, New York.

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