Thursday, December 18, 2014

April 13, 2015 Franz Kafka's The Trial


The first line of "The Trial" three translations:

"Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything wrong, he was arrested."
Translation by Breon Mitchell

"Someone must have been telling lies about Josef K., for without having done anything wrong he was arrested one fine morning."
Translation by Willa and Edwin Muir

"Someone must have been telling lies about Josef K., he knew he had done nothing wrong but, one morning, he was arrested."
Translation by David Wyllie

Additional information about "The Trial":
http://www.shmoop.com/the-trial-kafka/

March 9, 2015 Mark Twain's The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut and Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell Tale Heart



February 9, 2015 Lois Lowry's The Giver


January 12, 2015 Wilkie Collins' The Woman in White


November 17, 2014 Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast


October 20, 2014 Austin Clarke's The Polished Hoe