A novella about a traveling salesman who wakes transformed into a "montstrous vermin."
Josef K is arrested and subjected to the judicial process for an unspecified crime
1883-1924. Writer, best known for his short story “The Metamorphosis”
Dark and at times surreal, The Castle is about alienation, bureaucracy, and the seemingly endless frustrations of man's attempts to stand against the system.
Also known as 'Der Verschollene' or 'The Man Who Disappeared', was the incomplete first novel of author Franz Kafka, published posthumously in 1927. The novel originally began as a short story titled The Stoker.
"The Castle", English translation, 1930
"The Castle", dimly lit home in which the unfinished novel suddenly ends
Residence of K, in "The Trial"; English translation, 1937
Site of K's execution in "The Trial"