Investigations of a dog and other creatures

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New Directions Books,
Pub. Date:
2017.
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English
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Animals,strange beasts, bureaucrats, businessmen, and nightmares populate thiscollection of stories by Franz Kafka. These matchless short works, allunpublished during Kafka’s lifetime, range from the gleeful dialogue between acat and a mouse in “Little Fable” to the absurd humor of “Investigations of aDog,” from the elaborate waking nightmare of “Building the Great Wall of China”to the creeping unease of “The Burrow,” where a nameless creature’slabyrinthine hiding place turns into a trap of fear and paranoia.
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table_of_contents A commentary --, A cross-breed --, Building the Great Wall of China --, Consolidation --, Homecoming --, In our synagogue... --, In the city --, On the matter of our laws --, Once upon a time there was a game... --, Texts on the Hunter Gracchus Theme] --, The married couple --, The village schoolmaster --, [A society of scoundrels] --, [A young and ambitious student...] --, [Advocates] --, [An everyday confusion] --, [Blumfeld, an elderly bachelor...] --, [Friendship] --, [Investigations of a dog] --, [Ireally should have] --, [It was one summer...] --, [K. was a great juggler...] --, [Little fable] --, [My business...] --, [New lamps] --, [Night] --, [On parables] --, [Our city coat of arms] --, [Our little town] --, [Poseidon] --, [The Helmsman] --, [The bridge] --, [The burrow], [The departure] --, [The silence of the sirens] --, [The spinning top] --, [The test] --, [The troop Levy] --, [The truth about Sancho Panza] --, [The vulture] --, [Visiting the dead] --, [Yesterday there came to me a swoon...] --
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title Investigations of a dog and other creatures
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title_full Investigations of a dog and other creatures / Franz Kafka ; in a new translation by Michael Hofmann
title_short Investigations of a dog and other creatures
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