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Reading Kafka

Michael Kumpfmüller’s book about the last year of Kafka’s life,’die Herrlichkeit des Lebens’ went some way to banishing some demons associated with Kafka in my head since finding him fiendishly difficult to understand as a student. I long since threw … Continue reading

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Die Herrlichkeit des Lebens- The Glory of Life- by Michael Kumpfmüller, translated into English by Anthea Bell

This book is about the last year in the life of Franz Kafka, the author of such key German 20th century texts as ‘The Trial’ and ‘Metamorphosis’, and his relationship with Dora Diamant during that period. I read the book … Continue reading

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