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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (22 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Paul Strathern Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Great Writers in 90 Minutes Series Release Date:
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A handsome recluse, plagued by indecision and hypochondria, Kafka nonetheless exhibited an extraordinary strength. He developed the uncanny ability to observe himself with cool objectivity, and he cultivated this ability in his writing, where it appeared in increasingly original metaphorical form. His works became among the greatest of the twentieth century, and his influence permeated far and wide, transcending literature. His descriptions of his attempts to escape from a self-made tyranny are his great works of art.

Kafka in 90 Minutes also includes selections from Kafka’s writings, a list of his chief works in English translation, a chronology of Kafka’s life and times, and recommended reading for those who wish to delve deeper.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A fine guide, especially recommended for students...Provide[s] concise overviews...Makes an easily digested introduction.”

    Bookwatch

  • “Succinct and easy-to-read synopsis of the unusual—even dysfunctional—life…”

    Foreword

  • “Furnished a quick way for general readers to familiarize themselves with writers they wish to read or reread.”

    Tennessean

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Maggie | 2/3/2013

    " very well done. succinct and informative. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Mjohnstondmd Johnston | 5/21/2011

    " Very good, now I understand the metamorphosis like never before! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jose | 7/22/2010

    " terrific. enjoyed much. better understanding of kafka's works "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jose | 5/3/2010

    " terrific. enjoyed much. better understanding of kafka's works "

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