Der Prozess ("The Trial") is a novel written by German-language writer Franz Kafka (1883-1924) . Kafka wrote the novel from 1914 to 1915 and it was first published in 1925.
One of Kafka's best-known works, The Trial tells the story of a man arrested and prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, with the nature of his crime revealed neither to him nor to the reader. (Wikipedia )
Translations and adaptations
The novel has been translated into many languages and has been adapted for the radio, stage and film many times.
Performance history in South Africa
19**: Kafka: The Trial, an adaptation by Ken Leach from the original Kafka novel and the 1947 French play by Jean-Louis Barrault  and Andre Gide  translated by Joseph and Leon Katz  was staged by the Arena Theatre Company, directed by Leach, with Norman Coombes as Joseph K. The rest of the cast: Denis Bettesworth, Jud Cornell, Frantz Dobrowsky, David Eppel, Janice Honeyman, Michael Irwin, Danny Keogh, Sue Kiel, Lynette Marais and Lindsay Reardon.
Arena Theatre Company programme (undated).
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