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The Metamorphosis, also sometimes translated as The Transformation, is a novella; cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed (metamorphosed) into a large, monstrous insect-like creature. The cause of Samsa's transformation is never revealed, and Kafka never did give an explanation. The rest of Kafka's novella deals with Gregor's attempts to adjust to his new condition as he deals with being burdensome to his parents and sister, who are repulsed by the horrible, verminous creature Gregor has become.
Part of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Great Books of the Western World set.
This book has 50 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1915.
Production notes: This ebook of The Metamorphosis was published by Global Grey in 2018.
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