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Published: 26 July 2009

336 Pages

5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199238286

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The Castle

Franz Kafka
Translated by Anthea Bell and Edited by Ritchie Robertson

Oxford World's Classics

  • Kafka's last novel, The Castle, explores the ever-present tension between the individual and authority. This new translation by prize-winning translator Anthea Bell is partnered by invaluable introduction and notes by a leading Kafka scholar.
  • The translation follows the text in the German critical edition and mentions manuscript variants in the notes.
  • Detailed introduction explores the many meanings of this famously enigmatic novel in a fresh appraisal.
  • A Biographical Preface provides an account of Kafka's life against the context of his time.
  • Up-to-date bibliography and chronology of the author.