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Franz Kafka
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"Conversations with Kafka" by Gustav Janouch, New Directions Publishing, 1971, p. 30
Franz Kafka
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Letters to Felice (1967), "Probably night of November 20 to 21, 1912"
Franz Kafka
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Comment to a fish, after becoming a vegetarian, p. 74 - Franz Kafka: A Biography (1960)


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Born: July 3, 1883

Died: June 3, 1924 (aged 40)

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Franz Kafka was an influential German-language author of novels and short stories, regarded as among the greatest writers of the 20th century. The term Kafkaesque has entered the English language to describe situations like the ones in his writing.

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