Franz Kafka's The Castle

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David Fishelson, Aaron Leichter
Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 2001 - Drama - 59 pages
6 Reviews
By turns sexy, comic and horrifying, this new stage version of The Castle tells the story of a man who decides to fight a monstrous bureaucracy rather than give in to it, attempting and failing to gain entrance to a castle where he has been summoned to work. In its surreal depiction of an all-powerful organization (which some, including Thomas Mann, have called a metaphor for God), The Castle is a black comedy for our times.
 

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User Review  - DanielAlgara - LibraryThing

A fun read. I read somewhere that Kafka wrote as a satire on the absurdity of the idea of God. To me it illustrated perfectly the absurdity of government and fascism. What ever he meant by it matters little; just a fine piece of work. Read full review

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User Review  - sshadoan - LibraryThing

I've started this book about four times. I get a hundred pages in and give up in despair. I think I'll look for the graphic novel version! Read full review

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