Excavating Kafka (Paperback)James Hawes (author)
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Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 176 g
Dimensions: 198 x 137 x 17 mm
'Hawes loves Kafka and his combination of zeal and cynicism is irresistible' Daily Telegraph. 'This wonderful book, a revelation and a scream... wonderfully irreverent' Scotsman. * Scotsman *
'Superbly irreverent book debunks prevailing myths about the author... His flippant style is hugely entertaining, but he is also unwavering in his appreciation of Kafka' Guardian. 'This absolutely brilliant and utterly infuriating book has a simple purpose: to demolish a number of myths and misconceptions about the life and work of Franz Kafka... Hawes is one of the most audacious, obsessive and endlessly inventive critics of an author with whose work he is clearly and wonderfully obsessed' Ian Sansom in Guardian. * Guardian *
'Hawes's Kafka is a canny, funny, worldly man and the book's galloping prose is highly entertaining... witty anti-biography' Observer. * Observer *
'Settle in to enjoy Hawes' galloping, lucid prose' Observer. * Observer *
'A thorough demolition of the myths that surround one of the greatest writers in the German language' Times. * The Times *
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