Books written by Franz Kafka

A Hunger Artist and Other Stories

Oxford University Press | April 12, 2012 | 218 pages
This new translation includes Kafka's two published collections, A Country Doctor and A Hunger Artist with other, uncollected stories, aphorisms, and parables that have become part of the Kafka canon. Enigmatic, satirical, often bleakly humorous, the stories meditate on art and artists and the... More Info

The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

Oxford University Press | July 9, 2009 | 146 pages
For the 125th anniversary of Kafka's birth comes an astonishing new translation of his best-known stories, in a spectacular graphic package.  More Info

The Metamorphosis

Bantam Classics | July 18, 1972 | 201 pages
Writings by and about Kafka and textual notes accompany his translations of his early twentieth-century work about Gregor Samsa, an ordinary man who wakes up one morning only to discover that he has been transformed into a monstrous insect and must deal with his physical alteration, as well as the... More Info

Amerika

Schocken Books Incorporated | July 18, 2019 | 299 pages
Franz Kafka's diaries and letters suggest that his fascination with America grew out of a desire to break away from his native Prague, even if only in his imagination. Kafka died before he could finish what he like to call his "American novel,: but he clearly entitled it Der Verschollene ("The... More Info

The Castle

SelfMadeHero | July 1, 2013 | 144 pages
The protagonist of this Kafka classic, K., finds himself in a faraway, snow-covered village with a castle looming above. The inhabitants of the mysterious castle are also the strict officials who govern the village. When K. tries to reach out to the officials, he gets himself into a complex... More Info