Conversations with Kafka. by Gustav Janouch

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Published by New Directions in [New York] .

Written in English

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  • Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924

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StatementTranslated by Goronwy Rees.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2621.A26 Z748 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5085784M
LC Control Number74156976

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