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The Trial

A New Translation Based on the Restored Text

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From its gripping first sentence onward, this novel exemplifies the term "Kafkaesque." Its darkly humorous narrative recounts a bank clerk's entrapment — based on an undisclosed charge — in a maze of bureaucratic roadblocks. This is the least expensive edition available of one of the 20th century's most important novels.
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From its gripping first sentence onward, this novel exemplifies the term "Kafkaesque." Its darkly humorous narrative recounts a bank clerk's entrapment — based on an undisclosed charge — in a maze of bureaucratic roadblocks. This is the least expensive edition available of one of the 20th century's most important novels.
Product Details
Paperback (304 pages)
Published: May 25, 1999
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Schocken
ISBN: 9780805209990
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  • Someone must have been telling lies about Joseph K., for without having done anything wrong he was arrested one fine morning.

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