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It was very early in the morning, the streets were clean and deserted, I was on my way to the train station.
I remember my first introduction to Kafka, I was a senior in high school and had to read Metamorphosis which was weird, uncomfortable, and really dark. 285 more words
Franz Kafka Knew
Franz Kafka knew,
he knew it was bad.
He could see through,
so clear it seemed mad,
until he grew
too stern to be sad. 221 more words
Well, this makes Kafka read like Winnie-the-Pooh!
I’ve long been a fan of the Albanian writer Ismail Kadare, who I think should have received the Nobel Prize in Literature years ago; I’ve read a good number of his novels, and though they do vary in quality, they never fail to grip, or to disturb. 412 more words