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Court orders Kafka scripts moved to Israel library

October 15, 2012 • Entertainment


FILE – Undated handout file photo of author Franz Kafka. A Tel Aviv court has ruled on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, that a collection of manuscripts written by Franz Kafka and Max Brod must be transferred to the Israeli National Library in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/HO, File)

JERUSALEM (AP) — After a long, tangled journey that Franz Kafka could have written about himself, an unseen treasure of writings by the surrealist author will be put on display and later online, an Israeli court ruled in documents released Sunday.

Ownership of the papers had been in dispute after the Israeli National Library claimed them, over the wishes of two sisters who had inherited the vast collection of rare documents from their mother and insisted on keeping them.

Friday’s ruling by the Tel Aviv District Family Court ordered the collection to be transferred to the library in Login to read more

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