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Kafka, Franz

Pronunciation: /ˈkäfkə/
(1883–1924), Czech novelist, who wrote in German. His work is characterized by its portrayal of an enigmatic and nightmarish reality where the individual is perceived as lonely, perplexed, and threatened. Notable works: The Metamorphosis (1917), The Trial (1925), and The Castle (1926).

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Syllabification: Kaf·ka, Franz

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