Somebody must have laid false information against Josef K., for he
was arrested one morning without having done anything wrong.' From this
first sentence onwards, Josef K. is on trial for his right to exist in
a novel which, more than any other, is infinitely perceptive about the
nature of terror and the futility of human life.
About The Author
Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was born of Jewish parents in Prague.
Several of his story collections were published in his lifetime and his
novels, The Trial, The Castle, and Amerika,
were published posthumously by his editor Max Brod.