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Franz Kafka And Prague

3.54  ·  Rating details ·  57 ratings  ·  6 reviews
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192 pages
Published (first published January 1st 2000)
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Apr 13, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A tour of the various houses and areas of Prague that Kafka lived in during his short life (and there were many moves), which acts as a form of travel guide of this picturesque city.The tour is aided with turn-of-the-last-century daguerreotype photographs that enhance the image of our young, bright, sickly, hard -working writer trudging the streets of Prague.

Kafka, a German-speaking Jew, studied to be a lawyer, earned a PhD., a title which he applied very religiously in all his correspondance -
Oct 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“Dentro de nosotros aún sobreviven los rincones sombríos, los pasadizos misteriosos, los ventanucos ciegos, los patios mugrientos, las tabernas ruidosas y las recoletas casas de huéspedes. Caminamos por los amplios bulevares de la ciudad recién construida; pero nuestros pasos, nuestras miradas, son inseguros”. Frank Kafka

Jesús Carlos
Aug 22, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Una guía muy completa y suscinta de la Praga de Kafka , muchos documentos y fotografía, una historia de los principales sitios y solo falto un mapa sugerido para saber cómo recorrer los sitios que describe
Nel corso del mio recente viaggio a Praga sono passato anche per il famoso Vicolo d'Oro: al numero 22 si trovava l'abitazione di Ottla Kafka, sorella di Franz. Lo scrittore passava spesso a trovarla, fermandosi anche parecchie ore. Ora è una piccola libreria, ed è proprio al suo interno che ho comprato questo libro. Si tratta della riduzione di un'opera che di fatto costituisce una guida della Praga di Kafka, in cui vengono cioè descritti e raccontati i luoghi della sua vita: abitazioni, scuole, ...more
Mat Joiner
An excellent little book, not exactly a "full" biography of Kafka so much as snapshots of his life as perceived through the places he lived, worked, and socialised in. Liberally sprinkled with extracts from Kafka's diary and heavily illustrated with period photos of Prague. I found my copy second-hand for a couple of quid. Bargainous and recommended!
Oct 19, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: biography
A quirky biography of Kafka lavishly illustrated with contemporary photographs of Prague. A lovely book.
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