- ISBN: 9781518933080 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1518933084 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2:hr., 8: min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Author's Republic : 2016.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Bob Neufeld.
|Summary, etc.:|| "When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin." With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing-though absurdly comic-meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the most widely read and influential works of twentieth-century fiction.
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