Die Verwandlung by Franz Kafka

Die Verwandlung by Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous insect-like creature.

The Metamorphosis (German: Die Verwandlung) is a novella by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It is often cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is widely studied in colleges and universities across the western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous insect-like creature.

the Trial by Franz Kafka | First American edition | Cover by George Salter 1937

the Trial by Franz Kafka | First American edition | Cover by George Salter 1937

I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head...

Kafka on Books and What Reading Does for the Human Spirit

I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head...

Franz Kafka - Sus libros en quelibroleo: http://www.quelibroleo.com/autores/kafka-franz

Franz Kafka - Sus libros en quelibroleo: http://www.quelibroleo.com/autores/kafka-franz

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

It is really amazing how designer Peter Mendelsund manages to present the themes of Kafka's model just by creating this simple shapes and just a few colors. The minimalistic style of this cover is part of a series he created of Kafka's novels.

The Trial  Author: Franz Kafka  Publisher: Penguin Classics  Publication Date: June 29, 2000  Genre: Fiction  Design Info:  Designer: Mother  Photographer: Jacob Sutton  Typeface: Hand Lettered

The Trial Author: Franz Kafka Publisher: Penguin Classics Publication Date: June 29, 2000 Genre: Fiction Design Info: Designer: Mother Photographer: Jacob Sutton Typeface: Hand Lettered

Peter Mendelsund‘s Kafka backlist, which we first told you about here, published by Schocken Books, 2011.

15 Gorgeous Book Cover Redesigns

Peter Mendelsund‘s Kafka backlist, which we first told you about here, published by Schocken Books, 2011.

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