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The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man by Franz Kafka

The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man

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The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man by Franz Kafka
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Mar 05, 2019 | ISBN 9781782274391

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Praise

Praise for The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man:

‘A welcome distillation of Kafka’s short fiction, essential indeed.’ – Kirkus Reviews

The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man nicely makes a case that readers should not forget Kafka’s sly sense of humor and, of course, his humanity, when considering his impact on culture.’ - Noah Cruickshank, Forefront, in Shelf Awareness

Praise for the work of Franz Kafka:

‘The stories are dreamlike, allegorical, symbolic, parabolic, grotesque, ritualistic, nasty, lucent, extremely personal, ghoulishly detached, exquisitely comic, numinous, and prophetic.’ – The New York Times

‘The greatest German writer of our time. Such poets as Rilke or such novelists as Thomas Mann are dwarfs or plastic saints in comparison with him.’ – Vladimir Nabokov

‘A genius.’ The Guardian

‘[Kafka] spoke for millions in their new unease; a century after his birth, he seems the last holy writer, and the supreme fabulist of modern man’s cosmic predicament.’ – John Updike

Table Of Contents

Translator’s Preface
A Message from the Emperor
A Short Fable
The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man
Poseidon
The Verdict
The Truth About Sancho Panza
The Bridge
The Married Couple
Before the Law
A Hunger Artist
The Trees
The New Lawyer
An Old Journal
In the Penal Colony
The Next Village
A First Heartache
A Report for an Academy
Homecoming
Jackals and Arabs
The Silence of the Sirens
The Stoker
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