Books | Fiction / Literary
From the author of The Metamorphosis and The Trial—one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century—the haunting tale of K.’s relentless, unavailing struggle with an inscrutable authority in order to gain access to the Castle. Translated and with a preface by Mark Harman.Arriving in a village to take up the position of land surveyor for the mysterious lord of a castle, the character known as K. finds himself in a bitter and baffling struggle to contact his new employer and go about his duties. The Castle's original manuscript was left unfinished by Kafka in 1922 and not published until 1926, two years after his death. Scrupulously following the fluidity and breathlessness of the sparsely punctuated original manuscript, Mark Harman’s new translation reveals levels of comedy, energy, and visual power previously unknown to English language readers.
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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"I recently went into a nostalgia-fueled trip and ended up watching all 4 seasons of Winx Club (I decided to skip the others because of the butchering all characters go through, my heart can't take that) and found that there are comics too! I'll obviously go on a reading rampage with these too, before I decide to rewatch everything again.<br/><br/>Annoying intro done, this was a super cute read. It's refreshing to see the girls in another medium! And I'm looking forward to the differences between the cartoon and comics.<br/><br/>Expect lots more of Winx ranting from now on."