This life of the writer Franz Kafka, was published in 2004 by Little, Brown (UK) and Yale (USA) and has been translated into eight languages, including Chinese and Hebrew.
‘Superbly researched and level-headed’ – The Rough Guide to Prague
‘Sound, compact, refreshingly judicious’ – The Sunday Times
‘Faultlessly researched and beautifully written’ – The Observer
‘Murray’s portrait is necessarily various and surely the most truthful available…a fine biography’ – The Times