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The Metamorphosis

You don’t get your last name turned into a synonym for deeply disturbed alienation unless you write some pretty messed-up stuff. And The Metamorphosis is considered to be about as Kafkaesque as Kafka gets.

… that’s a compliment. A really huge one.

TKafka 1a shmoophe Metamorphosis is a story about a man, Gregor Samsa, who wakes up as a gigantic, incredibly disgusting bug.

Gregor’s totally abrupt and unexplained transformation is juxtaposed with a…

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