Bookcover for Franz Kafkas novella, The Metamorphosis pub. “The Metamorphosis” (Die Verwandlung, also sometimes termed “The Transformation”) tells a tale of a young man Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous.
Franz Kafka July 1883 – 3 June was an influential German-language author of novels and short stories who is regarded as one of the great writers of the century. The term "Kafkaesque" has entered the English language
Franz Kafka was a culturally influential German-language author of short stories and novels. Contemporary critics and academics regard Kafka as one of the best writers of the century. The term "Kafkaesque" has become part of the English language.