Franz Kafka died almost unacknowledged but he is now recognised as one of the greatest authors of the 20th century and the creator of some of modern literature's most unsettling and memorable images. As this biography shows, this world was very much Kafka's own: his personal life was as complicated and troubled as anything in his books. Klaus Wagenbach offers an acute portrait of a mind torn between the attractions of the world, including a series of intense relationships with women, and his desire for solitude. The result ...

Kafka 2003, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674011380


Kafka 2003, Haus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781904341024

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