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Franz Kafka Letters To Favorite Sister Sold To Oxford And German Literary Archive

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More than 100 letters and postcards sent by Franz Kafka to his favourite sister Ottla have been jointly purchased by Oxford's Bodleian library and a rival institution in Germany.

The acquisition amounts to something of a first as they were bought in partnership with a direct competitor, the Deutsches Literaturarchiv (German Literary Archive) in Marbach -- an unprecedented collaboration which Bodley's librarian Sarah Thomas hopes will become a model for the future.

Read the whole story at The Guardian

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