Comment: try anything by Stanislaw Lem

(See in situ)

try anything by Stanislaw Lem

I am assuming you are looking for deep, insightful fiction, since you mention Kafka. Political commentary under communist regimes had to be hidden in deep allegory. Science fiction was the best vehicle for that. Lem was quite adept at it. Try Eden or Fiasco:

Please note that these books are not action-adventure scifi, so don't expect exciting space battles or sexy alien vixens :)

“With laws shall our land be built up, but with lawlessness laid waste.”
-Njal Thorgeirsson