The Trial (original German title: Der Process,  later Der Prozess, Der Proceß and Der Prozeß) is a novel written by Franz Kafka from 1914 to 1915 and published The Trial [Franz Kafka] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One of Kafka’s best known works, The Trial tells the story of a man arrested a prosecuted The Trial Franz Kafka. Context. Summary. Characters. Summary & Analysis. Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Order The Trial at BN.com; Previous Next. Readers’ Notes Add a note The tortured bureaucratic world described in The Trial always strikes me as startlingly modern. I wondered How The Trial might have started if Kafka had been an A bank clerk is arrested one day and searches through the absurd machinations of the legal system to discover the nature of the charges.Franz Kafka [a] (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language writer of novels and short stories who is widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th Franz Kafka was born in 1883 in Prague, where he lived most of his life. During his lifetime, he published only a few short stories, including “The Metamorphosis In a letter to his friend Oskar Pollack, Franz Kafka wrote, “What we must have are those books that come on us like ill fortune, like the death of one we love better Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.A short summary of Franz Kafka’s The Trial. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of The Trial.