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Kafkaesque Fourteen Stories HC (2018 W.W. Norton) comic books 1938 or later

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    Kafkaesque Fourteen Stories HC (2018 W.W. Norton) 1-1ST Kafkaesque Fourteen Stories HC (2018 W.W. Norton) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Story and art by Peter Kuper.

    Long fascinated with the work of Franz Kafka, Peter Kuper began illustrating his stories in 1988. Initially drawn to the master's dark humor, Kuper adapted the stories over the years to plumb their deeper truths. Kuper's style deliberately evokes Lynd Ward and Frans Masereel, contemporaries of Kafka whose wordless novels captured much of the same claustrophobia and mania as Kafka's tales. Longtime lovers of Kafka will appreciate Kuper's innovative interpretations, including "A Hunger Artist," "In The Penal Colony," and "The Burrow." Kafkaesque stands somewhere between adaptation and wholly original creation, going beyond a simple illustration of Kafka's words to become a stunning work of art.

    Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 160 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.95.