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A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

'I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.'
Featuring an ordinary man who wakes up to find himself turned into a giant cockroach, Kafka's masterpiece of unease and black humour, Metamorphosis, is brought together here with the best of his short stories.
A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.
%%%'I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.'
This collection of new translations brings together the small proportion of Kafka's works that he himself thought worthy of publication. It includes Metamorphosis, his most famous work, an exploration of horrific transformation and alienation; Meditation, a collection of his earlier studies; The Judgement, written in a single night of frenzied creativity; The Stoker, the first chapter of a novel set in America and a fascinating occasional piece, and The Aeroplanes at Brescia, Kafka's eyewitness account of an air display in 1909. Together, these stories reveal the breadth of Kafka's literary vision and the extraordinary imaginative depth of his thought.
A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241260654

    May 26, 2016

    Penguin Classics

    272 pages

    RRP $17.99

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The Burrow And Other Stories
Letters To Friends, Family, And Editors
Konundrum
Aphorisms
Letter to the Father/Brief an den Vater
The Metamorphosis
In The Penal Colony
The Zurau Aphorisms
The Trial: Popular Penguins
Metamorphosis: Popular Penguins
The Complete Novels Of Kafka
Amerika
Metamorphosis And Other Stories
The Great Wall Of China
The Trial
Letters To Felice
Collected Stories
The Castle
Letters To Milena