First published in 1925, ‘The Trial’ is a classic story of totalitarianism, sadism, and hysteria. With a labyrinth of meanings, author Franz Kafka explores the darkness of the terror state.

ISBN: 9780099428640 Author: Kafka, Franz Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 1st September 2005 Imprint: Vintage Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 833.912 (edition:22) Pages: 255 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

‘It is not necessary to accept everything as true, one must only accept it as necessary’

Rediscover Kafka’s classic work of psychological horror.

The Trial is the terrifying tale of Joseph K, a respectable functionary in a bank, who is suddenly arrested and must defend his innocence against a charge about which he can get no information. A nightmare vision of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the insanity of twentieth-century totalitarianism has resonated with readers for generations.


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