Unseen Kafka works may soon be revealed after Kafkaesque trial


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Zurich court rules safe-deposit boxes can be opened and shipped to Israel library

A long-hidden trove of unpublished works by Franz Kafka could soon be revealed after a decade-long battle over his literary estate that has drawn comparisons to some of his surreal tales.

A district court in Zurich upheld Israeli verdicts in the case last week, ruling that several safe-deposit boxes in the Swiss city could be opened and their contents shipped to Israel’s national library.

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