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Cares of a Family Man, the (1919) [Short Story]
by Franz Kafka Rating: Weighted - 8.3 / Average - 8.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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The narrator describes Odradek, a mysterious spool-like creature which roves around his house.

First published in the magazine Selbstwehr in 1919. Collected the same year in A Country Doctor

Original title: Die Sorge des Hausvaters
Alternative titles: A Problem for the Father of the Family
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionFantasyA Bestiary
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

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