For those who want to get an introduction to Kafka’s works, Metamorphosis and Other Stories is a great book to start with. As the title suggests, the book includes his most famous work, Metamorphosis, and other writings by him that will leave you in awe of the man who was is regarded as among the most influential writers of the twentieth century.
Summary of the Book
This book is a collection of some of Kafka’s new translations. It is a small part of his works that he thought were worthy of publication. The book includes his most famous work Metamorphosis that explores transformation and alienation. His work Meditation is a collection of some of his earlier studies. It also comprises of The Judgement, which was written by the great writer in a single night of intense creativity. The Stoker is the first chapter of a novel that is set in America and is a captivating piece of writing. There is also The Aeroplanes at Brescia that is a chronicle of an air display that took place in the year 1909. All of these stories will provide readers with a broad view of Kafka’s inspiring literary vision and the depth of his thought.
About Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka was a writer who wrote in German. He has written many short stories and novels that have made him one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Most of his works contain themes and archetypes of alienation, physical and psychological brutality, parent-child conflict, characters on a quest, mazes bureaucracy and mystical transformations.