Ulyukayev said he began to read “the Process” by Kafka
MOSCOW, 12 APR — RIA Novosti. Accused of receiving bribes, the ex-Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev said that under house arrest he began to read the novel “the trial” by Franz Kafka.
“Read Kafka — the Process”, — he said to journalists on Thursday in Moscow’s Zamoskvoretsky court, where his case is heard.
In previous months the former Minister as it was reported, and read other classical works, in varying degrees, affecting the subject of litigation. Among them “the Stranger” by albert Camus.
“Process” is one of the most famous works of Franz Kafka and European literature of the XX century, in General, tells the story of a man who was arrested for unknown charges him and vainly trying to understand where he violated the law.
The first line of the novel became a textbook in absurdist literature: “Someone, apparently, have slandered Josef K., because without having done anything wrong, he came under arrest.”