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The Metamorphosis [graphic novel]

by Peter Kuper (Adapter), Franz Kafka (Author)

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Harsh. True. Perfectly written. Makes you look inside yourself. ( )
  sananazir | Feb 13, 2016 |
Maybe it's because I had to read this as part of a literature course, or maybe I lost a lot because it was in German, but I just don't like Kafka: I find him a bit too way out for my liking. As a beginning: One morning Gregor woke up and found he was a beetle' - it sounds like it could be intriguing, but actually the style with which it is written continues in the same vein; matter-of-fact, lacking in detail and the characters just didn't grab me. I must be illiterate as I know how highly this is critiqued, but I just can't get myself to like it. ( )
  sashinka | Jan 14, 2016 |
Quick read coupled with beautiful artwork ( )
  Joseph_Stelmaszek | Nov 29, 2015 |
Hilarious. It only took about ten minutes to read, too. ( )
  GrytaJME | May 27, 2014 |
Hilarious. It only took about ten minutes to read, too. ( )
  GrytaJME | May 27, 2014 |
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With The Metamorphosis, Kuper shows shuffling in the extreme—the company insect scraping his belly along the floor, misery etched into his mouth—and reimagines Kafka's tale of toil for cubicle creatures of our own day.
 

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Dedicated to Gregor Samsas everywhere
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When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from disturbing dreams, he found himself transformed . . .
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This is a graphic rendering by Peter Kuper, not the original stories.
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"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect." So begins Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis, arguably the best-known and most subtly disturbing story in modern literature. Now Peter Kuper has created a graphic version of the story in which Kuper's kinetic art is the perfect complement to the intensity of Kafka's prose. Rather than merely illustrating the story, Kuper animates it with new life and meaning, powerfully reinforcing its themes of isolation, anxiety, and alienation in a dehumanized modern world.… (more)

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