Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was born in 1883 in Prague, where he lived most of his life. During his lifetime, he published only a few short stories, including "The Metamorphosis," "The Judgment," and "The Stoker." He died in 1924, before completing any of his full-length novels. At the end of his life, Kafka asked his lifelong friend and literary executor Max Brod to burn all his unpublished work. Brod overrode those wishes.

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    • The Castle

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Kafka's final novel tells the haunting tale of a man's relentless struggle with authority in order to gain entrance to the Castle....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful reading (but will strange interruptions)

    • By Stephen on 12-19-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Trial

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Disoriented and consumed with guilt for a "crime" he does not understand, Josef K. must justify his life to a "court" with which he cannot communicate....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • dangers of a police state

    • By Donald on 09-29-09

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Metamorphosis

    • A New Translation by Susan Bernofsky
    • By: Franz Kafka, Susan Bernofsky (translator)
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 393
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391

    In her new translation of Kafka's masterpiece, Susan Bernofsky strives to capture both the humor and the humanity in this macabre tale....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mysterious and beautiful

    • By Tad Davis on 05-02-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Metamorphosis

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Austin Vanfleet
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Listen in to this amazingly narrated novella in which the main character, Gregor, wakes up only to discover that he has turned into a giant insect....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 95

    In the bizarre world of Franz Kafka, salesmen turn into giant bugs, apes give lectures at college academies, and nightmares probe the mysteries of modern humanity’s unhappiness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Translation, Excellent Narration!

    • By Ryan on 03-24-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Metamorphosis

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Imagine waking up one morning and finding that you are a giant insect, a cockroach....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Kafka Story was Well Narrated

    • By Michael on 03-29-13

    Regular price: $7.48

    • The Trial [Alpha DVD]

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    Josef K. is an ordinary man who is arrested on his 30th birthday. He is prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, yet the nature of his crime is never revealed to him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent reading of a classic book

    • By Pharmacist on 03-07-11

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Der Prozess

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Erich Räuker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Als Josef K. eines Morgens aufwacht wird er überraschend verhaftet. Von einer mysteriösen Behörde soll ihm der Prozess gemacht werden...

    Regular price: $4.43

    • Die Verwandlung

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Martin May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    "Die Verwandlung" gehört zu den wenigen Werken, die noch zu Kafkas Lebzeiten veröffentlicht wurden.

    Regular price: $5.33

    • Amerika

    • The Missing Person: A New Translation by Mark Harman Based on the Restored Text
    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    A Brilliant new translation of the great writer's least Kafkaesque novel, based on a German-language text that was produced by a team of international scholars....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ha ha ha this is terrific

    • By tom on 01-29-14
    • The Missing Person: A New Translation by Mark Harman Based on the Restored Text
    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 02-19-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 41 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

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