The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Narrated by Ralph Cosham
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The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka | Narrated by Ralph Cosham
A harrowing, humorous, and deeply human classic delivered by an Audie Award–winning narrator and actor: Dive into the life of traveling salesman Gregor Samsa, who wakes from troubled dreams to find himself transformed into a giant insect. Bestselling author Zadie Smith’s review says, “These days we all find our anterior legs flailing before us. We’re all insects now.”

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“One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in bed he had been changed into a monstrous verminous bug.”

With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of a young traveling salesman who, transformed overnight into a giant, beetle-like insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. Rather than being surprised at the transformation, the members of his family despise it as an impending burden upon themselves.

A harrowing—though absurdly comic—meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the most widely read and influential works of twentieth-century fiction. As W. H. Auden wrote, “Kafka is important to us because his predicament is the predicament of modern man.”

Categories: Classics
Release Date: April 19, 2011
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Run time: 2 hours and 4 minutes
Unabridged Audiobook

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