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LETTERS TO FELICE by FRANZ KAFKA Edited by ERICH HELLER and JURGEN BORN Translated by JAMES STERN and ELISABETH DUCKWORTH 620 pages. Schocken Books. $17.50.

Nobody could be clearer about the incomprehensibility of the world than Franz Kafka. Novels such as The Trial and The Castle, stories such as "The Metamorphosis," "The Hunger Artist" and "The Burrow" are the Grimm's fairy tales of the modern cloven spirit. Ordinary men awake to find they are helpless insects, or are found guilty of unknown crimes by unknown judges. One man wastes away in a...

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