Examples from the Web for kafkaesque
Political pressure, economic resources and the ability to navigate into a Kafkaesque bureaucracy play a determinant role.In Italy, Religious Minorities Struggle (Vainly) for Official Recognition|Anna Momigliano|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He emerges from the horrors with a Kafkaesque account of life in the Chinese jails.
Frederick Deknatel on the vulgar Kafkaesque genius of Sonallah Ibrahim.Egypt’s Conscience: The Genius of Sonallah Ibrahim|Frederick Deknatel|May 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
David Choe must have had a Kafkaesque morning, waking up to find himself changed in his bed into a monstrous millionaire.David Choe, Facebook’s Millionaire Graffiti Artist|Jimmy So|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yet if his lonely experience in prison could be called Kafkaesque, then so too could his life before he was sentenced.Freed Egyptian Blogger Vows to Keep Up His Opposition to the Ruling Generals|Alastair Beach|January 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is a Kafkaesque, sealed universe in which nothing is, as it appears to be.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
Word Origin and History for kafkaesque
1947, resembling situations from the writings of Franz Kafka (1883-1924), German-speaking Jewish novelist born in Prague, Austria-Hungary. The surname is Czech German, literally "jackdaw," imitative.