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The Trial

New Translation by Isabel Tucker

Franz Kafka Isabel Tucker

208 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

Franz Kafka is one of the leading figures of 20th century literature, renowned for both his short stories and novels.

The Trial has been adapted for theatre, radio and cinema a number of times, including a major stage adaptation at the Young Vic in London in 2015.

The Trial was listed as the second-best book of the 20th century in 1999 by a group of leading German-speaking authors, literary critics and scholars.

New translation by Isabel Tucker.

The Trial is featured on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century.

Author Bio

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, born into a middle-class Jewish family in Prague. His name has become a byword for alienation and guilt and his harrowing yet humorous work, features individuals in an impersonal and bureaucratic world over which they have increasingly little power.

Isabel Tucker studied French and German at Oxford University and Kings College London. After several years teaching Modern Languages, she moved into publishing and now works as a freelance editor and translator.