The Trial by Franz Kafka

From the website: "In this classic novel, a man is accused of a crime, yet never told what it is. Over the period of several years, he goes from one court proceeding to the next, and slowly disappears in a mysterious and oppressive bureaucracy. The vagueness of the crime, if any crime was in fact committed, and the surreal nature of the courts, lawyers, and other judicial appendages all create a heightened anxiety and sense of alienation oas the main character is slowly driven to madness."

Center for Fiction

SOURCE: http://centerforfiction.org/magazine/issue-7/5-books-alan-lightman 

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