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The Metamorphosis.

Translated by A. L. Lloyd.

Stock Code 108221

[London], The Parton Press, 1937

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Extremely uncommon in the dust jacket. Kafka's most famous work was first published in Leipzig in 1915 with the title Die Verwandlung.

A very nice copy of one of Kafka's most important works published during his lifetime and the one with which his name is most profoundly associated in the common consciousness: it is the story of Gregor Samsa's transformation into a giant insect, 'monstrous vermin'. The strange allegory of alienation - from the self, from one's very body, from the family, and by analogy from society, the state and the whole of mankind - is one of the defining works of the twentieth-century consciousness. (Flores)

First edition in English; small 8vo; publisher's quarter blue cloth over dark grey paper boards, spine lettered in black, pale blue paper label printed in black on upper cover. With the original cellophane dust jacket. A touch of browning to label, unobtrusive ownership inscription to ffep, book slightly leaning, minimal blistering to cloth on front cover, but a very nice copy in the rare dust jacket, with small loss at the ends of the spine panel and several corners, and one or two other scuffs.

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The Metamorphosis.

KAFKA, Franz.

Stock code: 108221

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