Near Fine in Very Good jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. (UK) No markings, about Fine in unclipped Very Good dust jacket with some rubbing to the top edge of Dj and crease to the back flap. Boards, 327pp, index. This book is about Kafka's literary works, a culmination of the author; s lifelong fascination. (1.7 JM FO 7/3.
New/New. 5 x 7 x 3/4 " 0224071920 2005 Hardcover book in DJ later printing...BRAND NEW from 2005 publisher...Never opened, Never owned, Never marked...Jacket protected in New non-stick clear mylar sleeve...Excellent Gift Giving quality...328 pages with sources...English translation by Geoffrey Brock...From the internationally acclaimed author of The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony and Ka, an utterly original, fascinating interpretation of the work of Franz Kafka that is simultaneously an unprecedented exploration into the mystery of Kafka himself...What are Kafka's stories about? ...Are they dreams? ...Allegories? ...Symbols? ...Things that happen everyday? ...But where and when? ...Countless answers have been offered, but the question still arouses feelings of acute uncertainty...Many solutions have been proposed, but the essential mystery remains intact...In this remarkable book, Robert Calasso sets out not to dispel the mystery but to let it be illuminated by its own light...To that end, with his unique vbision, imagination, and intellectual acumen, Calasso attempts to enter the flow, the tortuous movement, the physiology of the stories to discover what they are meant to signify and to delve into the most basic question along the way: who is K. ? ...The culmination of the author's lifelong fascination with Kafka, K. is a book ofsignificant literary importance, the fourth part in a work in progress of which the previous volumes are The Ruin of Kasch, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, and Ka..." K. "...by Roberto Calasso, all text in English Only...( English translation by Geoffrey Brock )...published by Jonathan Cape, London...2005 Hardcover in Dustjacket...*** Securely packed for Safe delivery ~ Shipping safely Worldwide, since 1965 ***
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