Franz Kafka’s Selected Works Released in Azerbaijani

Franz Kafka’s Selected Works Released in Azerbaijani

       A two-volume book Selected Works by the famous Austrian novelist and short-story writer Franz Kafkawhose heritage marked a new stage in the entire world literature of the 20th century has been published as part of a 150-volume series entitled “Pearls of World Literature.”

The two-volume book that contains chapters Short Stories, Parables Memoirs and Novels include short stories HomecomingDescription of a StruggleThe StokerThe TransformationIn the Penal ColonyA Little WomanUnhappinessA Country DoctorThe Verdict, Josephine the Singer; parables - The Bridge, The Vulture, A Dream, The Test, The Neighbour, At Night, Poseidon, to name just a few and  the novels - The Trial , The Castle; as well as diaries and interviews.

       The book is translated from the original German by notable translators Vilayat HajiyevCharkaz Gurbanly, and Yusif Savalan.

       The compiler is Mahir N.Qarayev.


Franz Kafka


·         German-speaking novelist and short-story writer;

·         Was born into a middle-class German-Jewish family on 3 July 1883;

·         Admitted to the Deutsche Karl-Ferdinands-Universität of Prague in 1901 and awarded the degree of Doctor of Law on 18 July 1906;

·         Most of his works were published after his death;

·      Wrote the novels The Trial, The Castle and America, popular short stories and parables, such as The Transformation, The Verdict, In the Penal Colony, Unhappiness, The Vulture and The Bridge;

·      His works had a great influence on the 20th-century world literature, philosophy and literary criticism;

·         Died after a long and painful illness on 3 June 1924;

·         Was buried in the New Jewish Cemetery in Prague-Žižkov.


You can find copies of the edition at one of the many bookstore locations listed below:




‘Akademiya’ book house


Book house on the premises of the Presidential Administration of the Azerbaijan Republic

Sales kiosk on the premises of the Azerbaijan University of Languages

‘Pero’ book house

‘Oxumalı’ book house

‘Lider’ book house