The Metamorphosis

“When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect. He lay on his...

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A Country Doctor

At the Prague Castle, in the Golden Lane, Franz Kafka (1883-1924) wrote these short stories, which were published in his lifetime under the...

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The Castle

“The words that can be said about this book are merely tentative asides. A person must glean for himself line by line how the ominous...

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Lost in America

“The story that I’m writing, which, I must say, is laid out into the endless … is called The Missing One (Der Verschollene) and takes place...

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Letter to Father

The Letter to Father (1919) was never sent but is considered the key to Franz Kafka’s (1883-1924) literary work. This impressive testimony...

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The Trial

“Somebody must have defamed Josef K., for without having done anything wrong, he was arrested one morning. His landlady’s cook, who always...

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Meditation

Kafka’s little meditations form something previously unknown in German literature; I know no model.

Hans Kohn in Selbstwehr (Dec. 20, 1912)

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Harald Salfellner

Franz Kafka and Prague

Ein literarischer Wegweiser

„Franz Kafka was Prague and Prague was Franz Kafka”, Johannes Urzidil once wrote. And indeed, following the traces of Kafka’s life, your way...

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Harald Salfellner

Franz Kafka und Prag

“Kafka was Prague and Prague was Kafka. Never was Prague so perfect, so typical of herself as she was during Kafka’s lifetime, and never...

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A Great Artist One Day

Franz Kafka als bildender Künstler

When we speak of the work of Franz Kafka (1883-1924), we instinctively think of his literary work. It is less well known that Kafka also...

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Heading South with Kafka

This opulently illustrated book was the first to bring together accounts of all Kafka’s trips to Switzerland and Italy, on which his main...

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Kafka’s Vienna

Kafka was a subject of the Austrian empire, yet his relationship with its capital city is uncharted territory for scholars of his work. As a...

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Harald Salfellner (ed.)

Through the Year with Franz Kafka

365 Days, Pictures, Texts, and Facts

Franz Kafka was born in Prague; his writing has fascinated generations of readers all over the world and includes some of the most famous...

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Minicalendar Franz Kafka 2018

The new Vitalis minicalendars make an ideal souvenir at a sensational price, a colourful gift for art lovers, featuring major paintings....

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Pencil with Swarovski® Crystal

Franz Kafkas’ Signature
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Pencil with Swarovski® Crystal

Franz Kafkas’ Signature
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Pencil with Swarovski® Crystal

Franz Kafkas’ Signature
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Pencil with Swarovski® Crystal

Franz Kafkas’ Signature
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Pencil with Swarovski® Crystal

Franz Kafkas’ Signature
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