A Philosophinity analysis of: Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis (1915)

This is an extraordinary novella. I hope you enjoy this review.

The opening: timidity at first sight

After my first reading, which included Part I, there was nothing particularly interesting. I went to sleep a little bewildered why such a timid book would be called one of the greatest of the past century. This morning I woke up early to finish it off. I came across a simpler translation and continued to read Parts II and III from that.

But – as I continued to ponder the novella’s extraordinary repute, the ingenuity of the thing hit me.

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