58 mins watch time
Posted August 2020
Kafka is one of the very few writers to become meaningfully adjectival, his name remains synonymous with the very minatory essence of modernity. With his nightmare visions of incomprehensible bureaucracies, petty authorities and social conformity, Kafka summoned up the terrifying frustration and ceaseless anxiety of life and work in industrialised society. Will Self presents a guide to his work and thought.