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The Trial (Digital Audiobook)

By Franz Kafka, Todd McLaren (Narrator)

Publication Date: June 29, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/3/2008)
Digital Audiobook (3/10/2008)
Paperback (10/11/2011)
Paperback (5/25/1999)
Paperback (3/2/2014)
Paperback (6/22/2016)
Paperback (3/18/2021)
Paperback (5/3/2020)
Paperback (2/1/2016)
Paperback (1/1/1925)
Paperback (5/15/2021)
Paperback (9/7/2013)
Paperback (4/14/2021)

Description

First published in 1925, The Trial tells the story of a man arrested for an unknown crime by a remote, inaccessible authority and his struggle for control over the increasing absurdity of his life. One of Franz Kafka's best-known works, The Trial has been variously interpreted as an examination of political power, a satirical depiction of bureaucracy, and a pessimistic religious parable. Left unfinished at the time of Kafka's 1924 death, The Trial is nevertheless a trenchant depiction of the seemingly incomprehensible nature of existence and a fascinating exploration of the universal issues of justice, power, freedom, and isolation.


About the Author

Todd McLaren was involved in radio for more than twenty years in cities on both coasts, including Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. He left broadcasting for a full-time career in voice-overs, where he has been heard on more than 5,000 TV and radio commercials, as well as TV promos; narrations for documentaries on such networks as A&E, Discovery, and the History Channel; and films, including Who Framed Roger Rabbit?