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Short story: "The Truth about Sancho Panza"

“The Truth about Sancho Panza” (“Die Wahrheit über Sancho Pansa”), by Franz Kafka

108 words in English

Translated by the Muirs here

Now and then you find an old, familiar story being reinterpreted so elegantly that it feels as true as the original version. 22 more words


Tilting at Windmills

Book Club meets Tuesday. I’m looking forward to it. We’ve read close to 200 books together since I started it in 1998. At the time, friends asked how I did it. 761 more words

Quixotic Times

I realised a lot of my longer posts lately have pretty much ended up all being very much on the same theme, so I decided I would come and write about something different and not end up with the same final paragraph. 945 more words

Notes On A Book

Was Don Quixote Kafka's Alter Ego?

On the 21st of October 1917 Franz Kafka wrote a brief parable The Truth about Sancho Panza. Its original title “Die Wahrheit über Sancho Pansa” was given by Max Brod, who later published the text in the volume “Beim Bau der chinesischen Mauer”.   686 more words