Short story: “The Truth about Sancho Panza”

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“The Truth about Sancho Panza” (“Die Wahrheit über Sancho Pansa”), by Franz Kafka

Translated by the Muirs here

108 words in English

Now and then you find an old, familiar story being reinterpreted so elegantly that it feels as true as the original version. (Another example: “If it had been possible to build the tower of Babel without ascending it, the work would have been permitted.”)