Amerika: The Man who Disappeared
Karl Rossman has been banished by his parents to America, following a family scandal. There, with unquenchable optimism, he throws himself into the strange experiences that lie before him as he slowly makes his way into the interior of the great continent.
Although Kafka s first novel (begun in 1911 and never finished), can be read as a menacing allegory of modern life, it is also infused with a quite un-Kafkaesque blitheness and sunniness, brought to life in this lyrical translation that returns to the original manuscript of the book.
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AMERIKA: The Man Who DisappearedUser Review - Kirkus
The last few years have produced new translations of Kafka's masterpieces The Trial, The Castle, and now their unfinished successor (the first begun, and last published, of the three). Translator ... Read full review