In the Penal Colony (Penguin Mini Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2011 Pages: 80 Publisher: Penguin Classics The Condemned man looked SO doggishly submissive it really seemed as if one might allow him to roam the Slopes freely and only needed to whistle when it was time for the execution. and he would come. 'Kafka transformed the possibilities of the short story. his unique imagination giving his dark tales a sense of dream-like logic and unreality. in which their horrors are humorous and unease pervades. In these two stories. a traveller is shown the workings of an elaborate machine with a bloody purpose. and a son awakens unimagined resentments in his father. This book includes In the Penal Colony and The Judgement.

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'The condemned man looked so doggishly submissive, it really seemed as if one might allow him to roam the slopes freely, and only needed to whistle when it was time for the execution, and he would come.'

Kafka transformed the possibilities of the short story, his unique imagination giving his dark tales a sense of dream-like logic and unreality, in which their horrors are humorous and unease pervades. In these two stories, a traveller is shown the workings of an elaborate machine with a bloody purpose, and a son awakens unimagined resentments in his father.

This book includes In the Penal Colony and The Judgement.

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Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was born of Jewish parents in Prague. Several of his story collections were published in his lifetime and his novels, The Trial, The Castle, and Amerika, were published posthumously by his editor Max Brod.

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