|aThe Castle /|cadapted from the original novel by Franz Kafka ; adapted by David Zane Mairowitz ; illustrated by Jaromír 99.
|aLondon :|bSelf Made Hero,|c2013.
|a142 pages :|bchiefly illustrations ;|c25 cm
|a"The protagonist, known only as K., arrives in a mountain village buried under deep snows in the middle of winter, dominated by a looming castle above it, shrouded in mist. Attempting to gain contact with the inhabitants of the castle, the officials who run the bureaucracy governing the village, K. repeatedly finds himself misunderstanding and transgressing the multitude of confusing and contradictory rules and regulations that dictate the daily life of the villagers. Kafka's atmospheric and brooding tale of extreme bureaucracy explores themes of solitude, isolation, loss, and companionship" -- from publisher's web site.
|aBureaucracy|vComic books, strips, etc.
|aJaromír 99, |d1963-|eartist.
|aKafka, Franz,|d1883-1924.|tSchloss.|iAdaptation of (work):
內容簡介top The Castle 簡介 The protagonist of this Kafka classic, K., finds himself in a faraway, snow-covered village with a castle looming above. The inhabitants of the mysterious castle are also the strict officials who govern the village. When K. tries to reach out to the officials, he gets himself into a complex misunderstanding over the contradictory rules and regulations that dictate the daily life of the villagers. The Castle explores the conflicting tension of power between individualsepresented by K.nd the authoritieshe officials in the castle.