The Metamorphosis

"The Metamorphosis," a classic novella by Franz Kafka, delves into the surreal and unsettling tale of Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman who inexplicably wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect. The narrative unfolds with a blend of psychological insight, absurdity, and dark humor as Gregor grapples with the challenges of his newfound form. Isolated in his room, Gregor becomes a literal and metaphorical prisoner within his own family. As his physical transformation becomes a source of disgust and shame for those around him, the novella explores themes of alienation, identity, and the human condition. Kafka's masterful prose and exploration of existential themes have made "The Metamorphosis" a cornerstone of 20th-century literature, sparking discussions about the nature of humanity and the impact of societal expectations on individual lives. This timeless work continues to captivate readers with its haunting and thought-provoking narrative.

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  • : 9780808509721
  • : Engels
  • : Hardcover
  • : 224
  • : januari 1972
  • : 181
  • : 175 x 109 x 20 mm.
  • : Bantam Classics (Pb)
  • : Klassieker