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By Geoffrey Brock

What are Kafka's tales approximately? Are they desires? Allegories? Symbols? issues that occur on a daily basis? yet the place and whilst?

In this outstanding booklet, Roberto Calasso units out to not dispel the secret yet to permit or not it's illuminated by means of its personal mild. along with his particular imaginative and prescient, mind's eye, and highbrow acumen, Calasso makes an attempt to go into the circulation, the tortuous circulate, the body structure of the tales to find what they're intended to suggest and to delve into the main easy query: who's K.?

The fruits of the author's lifelong fascination with Kafka, K. is a publication of important literary significance, the fourth half in a piece in development of which the former volumes are The wreck of Kasch, The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, and Ka.

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