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Description of a struggle and other stories

Franz Kafka

Description of a struggle and other stories

by Franz Kafka

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Beschreibung eines Kampfes.

StatementFranz Kafka ; translated by Willa and Edwin Muir, Malcolm Pasley, Tania and James Stern.
SeriesPenguin modern classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2621A26 B413 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p. --
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22383214M
ISBN 100140048464

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