22 Installments—Entirely free
Opening Lines (Experimental)
One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff sections. The bedding was ...Back to top
Reviewed by im-nessie on Nov 16, 2010
Great short read
I read this in High School and just found it again, of course it does not have the same surprise and anticipation element, but it's still a great read.
Reviewed by bookgoddess1969 on Apr 20, 2010
Gregor broke my heart.
The state that Gregor finds himself in totally breaks my heart. Here he is a responsible and devoted son and brother, taking care of his family entirely on his own. When he needs help and caring for, he is treated like he is meaningless. I really felt for Gregor and even though I can understand what his family had to go through, it still seems entirely unfair to him.
Reviewed by letsread on Nov 17, 2009
This was really interesting book. It ingage readers until the end.Throughout the book readers could learn some lesson. It'a little bit sad!
Reviewed by emiletic on Mar 31, 2009
Really felt the impact of poor Gregor's situation by reading this in installments.
Reviewed by cularjac on Sep 29, 2008
Everytime I read or teach this book, the question always pops up: What turned Gregor into a cockroach in the first place? (Beats me)
I'm always unsettled by the not-so happy ending, yet all the other main characters are at peace--but that's Kafka for you.
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