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Franz Kafka's haunting short story about a man both on display and marginalized by a fickle society.

Public Domain (P)2016 Paul Brion

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Well told classic Kafka short story

Bleak and insightful. Good narration. If you like Kafka it's worth your time. Written in 1922, Kafka narrates the story of a hunger artist who makes his living by being on display in a cage while he fasts for 40 days.

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Kafkaesque

Kafka is uncomfortable read but curiosity always brings me back to him. Peculiar man indeed.