Kafka Franz

Kaf·ka

 (käf′kə, -kä), Franz 1883-1924.
Prague-born writer who wrote in German and whose stories, such as "The Metamorphosis" (1916), and posthumously published novels, including The Trial (1925), concern troubled individuals in a nightmarishly impersonal world.
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