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10 Pieces of Franz Kafka Swag

Amanda Nelson

Staff Writer

Amanda Nelson is an Executive Director of Book Riot. She lives in Richmond, VA.

Franz Kafka is best known for The Trial, his frustrating critique of modern society, and The Metamorphosis, his frustrating…critique…of modern society. Display your love for the man and by extension his frustrating critiques of etc., etc. with these pieces of Kafka swag:


A beetle brooch made from pages of a worn-out copy of The Metamorphosis! It’s so meta, I can’t stand it.

franz kafka beetle brooch

Nice print for a library, maybe?

franz kafka print

I just love a good bookish tote.

franz kafka tote

The full text of The Metamorphosis with a giant bug on it! For your favorite…entomologist?

metamorphosis print

This is both creepy and…no, no, it’s just creepy. AND I LOVE IT.

franz kafka print

The same book ax frozen sea etc. quote as above, but in German!

kafka bookmark

Kafka earrings, to be worn with an all-black outfit.

kafka earrings

Kakfa portrait made with text from The Metamorphosis. Just put it on the wall and let him stare. Do it.

kafka print portrait

Kafka t-shirt. Sunny and positive!


Accurate. Doesn’t matter what day it is.

franz kafka button


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