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August 4: Franz Kafka

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Today we celebrate the work of Franz Kafka, a critically acclaimed writer of the 20th century. You can read the entire english-translation of “A Hunger Artist” online at… 69 more words

“It cannot be guilt that makes them attractive ..nor can it be the just punishment which makes them attractive in anticipation ..so it must be the mere charges brought against them that somehow show on them.” – … 11 more words

Quotable: Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

One of the habits a literature lover like me loves to do is  to commit the quotes from the books he/ she has read to memory and  ponder over  them by heart at the same time . 594 more words

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Reclusive picks: Kafka 'Metamorphosis and Other Stories'

It is nice to find, among the abundant and varied offerings of literature, some singular writers whose work most captures ones own feelings or outlook. Such kindred spirits as these should be cherished and revered; to recognize their rarity and power is a correct, and non-diminishing, form of worship. 421 more words

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“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.” – Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis and Other Stories, by Franz Kafka

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175 pages

Short stories published 1913 – 1924

Collection published 2003 956 more words

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Review of The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka

Up until today I had never really read, or heard anything about this book. Truth be told I didn’t even read the blurb, (but then again I never really do) I only knew of the name, so I didn’t have any prior expectations. 487 more words

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