The metamorphosis

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"When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin." With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis . It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing -- though absurdly comic -- meditation on human feelings of inadequecy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the mosst widely read and influential works of twentieth-century fiction. As W.H. Auden wrote, "Kafka is important to us because his predicament is the predicament of modern man."
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9781599866147
9780606039796
9789629545987
9781775412137
9789626342862
9780785825128900
9780393347098
9781620116500
9781443429320
0785825126900
9781843444619
9781481540186
9781937028121
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title_display The metamorphosis
title_full Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis, The Metamorphosis [sound recording] / by Franz Kafka, The metamorphosis / Frank Kafka, The metamorphosis / Franz Kafka ; a new translation by Susan Bernofsky ; with an introduction by David Cronenberg, The metamorphosis / Franz Kafka ; translated from German by William Aaltonen, The metamorphosis / Franz Kafka ; translation by Ian Johnston, The metamorphosis / by Franz Kafka ; translated and edited by Stanley Corngold
title_short The metamorphosis
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