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Kafka's Son by Curt Leviant PDF

By Curt Leviant

ISBN-10: 1938103386

ISBN-13: 9781938103384

Set in big apple urban and Prague in 1992, Kafka’s Son follows a first-person narrator who's a documentary filmmaker. In a brand new York synagogue, he meets an aged Czech Jew named Jiri, as soon as the pinnacle of the recognized Jewish Museum in Prague, with whom he discovers a shared love of Kafka. encouraged by way of this friendship, the narrator travels to Prague to make a movie approximately Jewish lifestyles within the urban and its Kafka connections.

In his look for solutions, he crosses paths with the beadle of the recognized 900-year-old Altneushul synagogue, the rumored domestic to a mythical golem hidden away in a mystery attic—which may possibly or would possibly not exist; a mysterious guy who could or will not be Kafka’s son—and who could or won't exist; Mr. Klein, who even if a number of years more youthful than Jiri may perhaps or is probably not his father; and an enigmatic younger girl in a blue beret—who is sort of definitely real.


As Prague itself turns into as puzzling and unpredictable as its brief population, Curt Leviant unfolds a labyrinthine story that's either detective novel and love tale, fascinating maze and reasonable myth, and a a hundred percent wonderful tribute to Kafka and his city.

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