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First published in 1915, this is the story of Gregor Samsa, a young
traveling salesman who lives with and financially supports his parents
and younger sister. One morning he wakes up to discover that during
the night he has been transformed into a "monstrous vermin" or insect.
At first he is preoccupied with practical, everyday concerns: How
to get out of bed and walk with his numerous legs? Can he still
make it to the office on time? More...
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