World’s Best Short Stories: Metamorphosis

Few people who have read the opening line of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis will ever forget it. Translations from the original German vary but the one I remember best is: “Gregor Samsa woke one morning after troubled dreams to find he had been transformed into a giant beetle.” Thus begins one of modern literature’s most horrifying, amusing and striking short stories.

Read the full article here (http://writinghood.com/online-writing/worlds-best-short-stories-metamorphosis/).

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