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Published: 04 October 2009

240 Pages

5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199238293

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The Trial

Franz Kafka
Translated by Mike Mitchell and Edited by Ritchie Robertson

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new translation of one of the central works of modern fiction, in an edition that provides context and guidance and the most up-to-date critical thinking.
  • Mike Mitchell's translation captures Kafka's distinctive style and is both accurate and natural.
  • The translation is based on the text of the German critical edition and includes not only the main text but the chapters Kafka left incomplete, and which are often omitted.
  • Well-known Kafka scholar Ritchie Robertson's introduction considers the many enigmas in the novel and the different interpretations to which it has been subject.
  • 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.

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