Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editio) by Franz Kafka

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ContributionsMichael Hofmann (Introduction, Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10099939M
ISBN 100143105248
ISBN 109780143105244

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