The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man

by Franz Kafka


The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man | 9781782274391 | Franz Kafka

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:24/10/2018 by Pushkin Press


New translation of the best stories by one of the twentieth century’s greatest and most influential writers

‘A genius’ Guardian

No one has captures the modern experience, its wild dreams, strange joys, its neuroses and boredom, better than Franz Kafka. His vision, with its absurdity and twisted humour, has lost none of its force or relevance today. This essential collection, newly selected and translated by Alexander Starritt, casts fresh light on Kafka’s genius.

Alongside brutal depictions of violence and justice are jokes and deceptively slight, mysterious fables. These unforgettable pieces reflect the brilliance at the core of Franz Kafka, arguably most fully expressed within his short stories. Together they showcase a writer of unmatched imaginative depth, capable of expressing the most profound reality with a wry smile.