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Kafka

[kahf-kah, -kuh] /ˈkɑf kɑ, -kə/
noun
1.
Franz
[frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA),
1883–1924, Austrian novelist and short-story writer, born in Prague.
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  • "Ah—she told me that you hated her," said Kafka, turning his dark eyes to his companion.

    The Witch of Prague F. Marion Crawford
  • If she could not have what she longed for, she cared as little what became of her as she cared for Kafka's own fate.

    The Witch of Prague F. Marion Crawford
  • "The nightingale was singing on that night," continued Kafka.

    The Witch of Prague F. Marion Crawford
  • He examined Kafka closely and came to the conclusion that he was really asleep.

    The Witch of Prague F. Marion Crawford
  • Unorna knelt down and let her hand rest a few seconds on Kafka's brow.

    The Witch of Prague F. Marion Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for Kafka

Kafka

/ˈkæfkə; Czech ˈkafka/
noun
1.
Franz (frants). 1883–1924, Czech novelist writing in German. In his two main novels The Trial (1925) and The Castle (1926), published posthumously against his wishes, he portrays man's fear, isolation, and bewilderment in a nightmarish dehumanized world
Derived Forms
Kafkaesque (ˌkæfkəˈɛsk) adjective
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