Anxious Pleasures: A Novel After Kafka

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"Anxious Pleasures" takes Franz Kafka's profoundly haunting and sad comic novella, "The Metamorphosis, " and reanimates it through the vantage points of those who surrounded Gregor Samsa during his plight. All the familiar characters are here, including the hysterical mother, stern father, faithless sister, and the pragmatic household cook. But we are also introduced to, among others, the would-be author downstairs who daydreams of the narrative he may someday compose and a young woman in contemporary London reading Kafka's ...

Anxious Pleasures: A Novel After Kafka 2007, Counterpoint LLC

ISBN-13: 9781593761356

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