Klopstock, or the Distant Sound

  • by Robert Cohen
  • Narrated by Bronson Pinchot
  • 1 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In 1924, hoping to cure his illness, Franz Kafka traveled to a sanatorium in Kierling, Austria, run by a Dr. Hugo Hoffman. He would spend his last days there. In Robert Cohen’s story, we see the end of Kafka’s life through Dr. Hoffman’s eyes. The doctor attempts to decipher the dying man’s enigmatic communications, scribbled on scraps of paper, while being harried by Kafka’s friend, Klopstock, and a young woman who has fallen in love with the then-unknown writer. As the case progresses, the once-practical and upstanding doctor gets pulled deeper and deeper into his strange patient's world.
Ploughshares, the literary magazine of Emerson College.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-17-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios