The Trial Fight for Kafka's Papers Winds through Israeli Courts

Before his death in 1924, Franz Kafka left his papers to Max Brod who rushed them out of Czechoslovakia ahead of the advancing Nazis. Now, the daughter of Brod's late secretary wants to sell them to a German institute. But the legal battle in Israel has become Kafka-esque.
Photo Gallery: The Fight for Franz Kafka's Papers
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Photo Gallery: The Fight for Franz Kafka's Papers

Translated from the German by Paul Cohen