The man will be lonely in civilization of technocracy and skyscrapers



Frantz Kafka : writer
There would be development of technocracy, mechanization and civilization of technology in America and the loneliness of a man in this mechanical and supressing political world and the city of scyscrapers.
Novel foresaw cities of skyscrapers and urban life in America though it hadn't been there and scyscrapers were only about to appear. Novel also predicted furher inventions as Memex machine in 1945 and system of organisation of data.


Kafka, Franz, and Michael Hofmann. 2002. Amerika: the man who disappeared. New York: New Directions Books.