The Nightmare of Reason

The Nightmare of Reason

A Life of Franz Kafka

By Ernst Pawel

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Paperback, 9780374523350, 496pp.

Publication Date: March 19, 2004


A comprehensive and interpretative biography of Franz Kafka that is both a monumental work of scholarship and a vivid, lively evocation of Kafka's world.

About the Author
Ernst Pawel was born in Berlin and lived in Yugoslavia before coming to the United States. He was the author of three novels and the award-winning "The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka".