07/19/2010 07:11 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Kafka Manuscripts: Will We Ever See His Cache Of Unpubilshed Works?

Franz Kafka wanted all his manuscripts to be burned after his death, but his friend Max Brod disregarded the request, seeding a complex legal battle over thousands of manuscripts that has the literary world agog. That legal tussle takes a new twist today as four safety deposit boxes in a Zurich bank containing the manuscripts are opened.

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