Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924)

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Franz Kafka
Born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungarymap
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[children unknown]
Died in Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria,map
Profile last modified | Created 2 Oct 2014
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Writer. Author of the depressing but universally read novel The Trial, Kafka was a German-Jewish Praguer who, for much of his adult life, worked in relative obscurity as a sad Prague insurance clerk. In works like Metamorphosis, The Castle, and Amerika, Kafka described surreal and suffocating worlds of confusion. Now many use the adjective Kafkaesque to mean “living in absurdity.” Anyone who tries to apply for anything at a state office here will know that Kafka’s world lives on. [1]


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Jaroslav Róna's bronze statue of Franz Kafka
Jaroslav Róna's bronze statue of Franz Kafka

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