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Franz Kafka And His Kafkaesque Life

Franz Kafka was born in 1883, so he would probably be dead had he lived.

I wonder what Kafka would think about the worldwide communication and information of today. 233 more words


Is Twitter our Penal Colony?

I know that’s quite the inflammatory title, so I’ll explain it up front. I recently read Kafka’s In the Penal Colony. If you haven’t read it, go do it. 555 more words


Tattoo Tuesday: Metamorphosis

The book club that we belong to (Bookish Broads) is reading two books next, one of which is The Trial by Franz Kafka. I’ve only read one work of Kafka’s and I enjoyed it a lot. 60 more words

Tattoo Tuesday


I would like to thank Jeanette Hall from Saintpblogging.com for nominating me for this prestigious award. This award means a lot to me because despite all the online activity it can get lonely out in the blogosphere. 544 more words


30 Totally Relatable Quotes from Absurdist Fiction

“Our society is absurd, and Camus’ novel examines — among many other things, and for all its moralizing — our relationship to the absurdity of modern existence,” … 1,034 more words


Franz Kafka / The Metamorphosis

I thought I’d share my thoughts on Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis. While I’ve read scarier and more disturbing books that very first line – such a simple, frank way to describe the inexplicable nature of such an event – affected me like little else I’ve experienced in literature. 590 more words


November 5: Franz Kafka

Hello, Cobblers!

Welcome to NaNoWriMo Month (yes, that’s redundant) here at Literary Cobblestones. Even if you’re not taking part in National Novel Writing Month, hopefully you can take away some of the creative inspiration from it for other aspects of your life. 267 more words

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