The Castle - Chapter I: Arrival and Chapter II: Barnabas Summary & Analysis

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K. arrives late in the day at the village outside of the Castle after a long journey. He stumbles into an inn and goes to sleep but, before long, he is woken up by a man named Schwarzer who tells him that he does not have permission to be there. He tells him that he is the land surveyor summoned by the Count. Schwarzer is still suspicious and calls the Castle to confirm his story. Initially, the Castle says that they are not expecting any land surveyor but they soon receive a call correcting their mistake. K. goes back to sleep and wakes up early the next morning. The village is covered with snow but he notices that the snow seems to thin nearer to the Castle. He decides to go up to it and...

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