The trial

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author_additional Franz Kafka ; introduction by George Steiner ; translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir ; revised, and with additional material translated by E.M. Butler ; drawings by Franz Kafka., Franz Kafka ; translated by Mike Mitchell ; with an introduction and notes by Ritchie Robertson.
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series Oxford world's classics
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subject_facet Allegories, Trials -- Fiction
table_of_contents Biographical preface -- Introduction -- Note on the text -- Select bibliography -- A chronology of Franz Kafka -- The trial -- Explanatory notes.
target_audience Adult
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title The trial
title_alt Prozess
title_display The trial
title_full The trial / Franz Kafka ; introduction by George Steiner ; translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir ; revised, and with additional material translated by E.M. Butler ; drawings by Franz Kafka, The trial / Franz Kafka ; translated by Mike Mitchell ; with an introduction and notes by Ritchie Robertson
title_short The trial
title_sort trial
topic Trials Fiction
topic_facet Fiction, Trials
translation German