Tag: kafka

2013 Book #31: The Third Reich

2013 Book #31: The Third Reich

I’m on a tear! Actually, too much of one. Anyway. The Third Reich is the second Bolaño novel I’ve read. This one was easier to read than The Savage Detectives, but it wasn’t as rewarding. Though it’s still an excellent novel...

2013 Book #13: Amerika

2013 Book #13: Amerika

I haven’t hated a novel so hard in a long time. Amerika is quite possibly the most frustrating that I’ve ever read – even more than Kafka‘s other novels. It’s considered one of his three principal novels – The...

Yay, dystopia! Oh. Wait.

Yay, dystopia! Oh. Wait.

As you might know, I’m reading Yevgeny Zamyatin‘s dystopian novel, We. And I’m totally not going to finish it for a couple of weeks because I have Other Things going on. So I thought I’d give you a quick rundown on what is...

2011 Book #42: The Castle

2011 Book #42: The Castle

I had forgotten that Kafka died before finishing The Castle , or I probably wouldn’t have picked it up. Few things annoy me more than not knowing how a novel is supposed to end, though, I guess, good ol’ Wikipedia gives us a clue, but...

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