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In the Penal Colony (1919) [Short Story]
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An officer at a penal colony demonstrates a new device for punishment and torture of prisoners.

Original title: In der Strafkolonie
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionHorrorPsychological Horror
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces, the (1948) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Great German Short Stories (1960) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Thomas Mann , Heinrich Böll , Rainer Maria Rilke , Gottfried Keller , Gottfried Benn , Hugo von Hofmannsthal , Heinrich von Kleist , Ilse Aichinger , Georg Heym , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Heinz Huber , Georg Büchner , Adalbert Stifter , Robert Walser , Hans Erich Nossack , Gerd Gaiser
     Black Water (1983) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , Ray Bradbury , E. M. Forster , Graham Greene , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , Franz Kafka , D. H. Lawrence , Alexander Pushkin , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Tennessee Williams , Lord Dunsany , Robert Louis Stevenson , Vladimir Nabokov , W. Somerset Maugham , Daphne du Maurier , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , O. Henry , John Collier , Isak Dinesen , Hermann Hesse , Saki , Charles Williams , W. W. Jacobs , Ryunosuke Akutagawa , Joanne Greenberg , Walter de la Mare , Howard Fast , Max Beerbohm , Hans Christian Andersen , Manuel Mujica Láinez , I. A. Ireland , Stephen Vincent Benét , Hilaire Belloc , L. P. Hartley , Alex Comfort , Francis King , Marguerite Yourcenar , Junichiro Tanizaki , Robert Hichens , Jean Cocteau , Flann O'Brien , David Garnett , Bruno Schulz , Lafcadio Hearn , Juan Manuel , João Guimarães Rosa , Silvina Ocampo , Léon Bloy , Giovanni Papini , Pedro Antonio de Alarcón , Virgilio Piñera , Brian Moore , André Pieyre de Mandiargues , Cynthia Ozick , Marco Denevi , J. B. Priestley , Horacio Quiroga , Marcel Aymé , George Hitchcock , Adolfo Bioy Casares
     World of the Short Story, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Faulkner , F. Scott Fitzgerald , Graham Greene , Ernest Hemingway , Franz Kafka , Milan Kundera , D. H. Lawrence , Ivo Andrić , Saul Bellow , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Nadine Gordimer , Robert Penn Warren , Katherine Anne Porter , Bernard Malamud , Jean Stafford , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Peter Taylor , Philip Roth , Truman Capote , Donald Barthelme , Gabriel García Márquez , Yukio Mishima , Margaret Atwood , Vladimir Nabokov , W. Somerset Maugham , Doris Lessing , Joyce Carol Oates , E.B. White , Carson McCullers , Julio Cortázar , Flannery O'Connor , Jorge Luis Borges , Morley Callaghan , Mary Lavin , Frank O'Connor , Sean O'Faolain , Mark Helprin , John O'Hara , Katherine Mansfield , James Thurber , Raymond Carver , Isaac Babel , William Trevor , Elizabeth Bowen , V. S. Pritchett , Irwin Shaw , Max Beerbohm , Colette , A. E. Coppard , William Sansom , Alice Munro , Kay Boyle , Yuri Kazakov , Cynthia Ozick , Horacio Quiroga , Dino Buzzati , Tadeusz Borowski , Ann Beattie , Mavis Gallant , Aníbal Monteiro Machado
     Transformation and Other Stories, the (1992) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Strange Dreams (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. John Harrison , Rudyard Kipling , Orson Scott Card , Franz Kafka , Harlan Ellison , Greg Bear , Lucius Shepard , C. J. Cherryh , John Varley , Jack Vance , Sheri S. Tepper , Nancy Kress , Patricia A. McKillip , Theodore Sturgeon , Walter Jon Williams , John Kessel , Robin McKinley , Ed Bryant , Jorge Luis Borges , Michael Bishop , John M. Ford , Garry D. Kilworth , R. A. Lafferty , Edgar Pangborn , Harvey Jacobs , Rachel Pollack , Somtow Sucharitkul , Daphne Castell
     Metamorphosis and Other Stories, the (2003) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Great German Short Stories (2003) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Gerhart Hauptmann , Thomas Mann , Rainer Maria Rilke , E. T. A. Hoffmann , Clemens Brentano , Heinrich von Kleist , Arthur Schnitzler

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