The collected shortstories of Franz Kafka
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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Nahum N. Glatzer.
SeriesPenguin twentieth-century classics
ContributionsGlatzer, Nahum N. 1903-, Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,486p. ;
Number of Pages486
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21144276M
ISBN 100140182802

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