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Dream, a (1917) [Short Story]
by Franz Kafka Rating: Weighted - 8.5 / Average - 8.7 of 10 (3 votes) (Rate!)
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Joseph K goes for a walk in his dream and comes to a graveyard, where an artist is carving the inscription on a headstone.

First published in Das jüdische Prag in 1917.

Published in 1919 as part of the collection A Country Doctor. Considered an unfinished chapter of The Trial, although it is not generally published as part of the main text.

Original title: Ein Traum
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Country Doctor, the (1919) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Penal Colony: Stories and Short Pieces, the (1948) [Collection]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Fiction of the Absurd (1980) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Albert Camus , Samuel Beckett , Voltaire , Joseph Heller , Vladimir Nabokov , Nikolai Gogol , Ingeborg Bachmann , Eugène Ionesco , Tommaso Landolfi , Flann O'Brien , Daniil Kharms , Witold Gombrowicz , Juan Carlos Onetti

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