Eva Hoffe, Original Heiress of Kafka Letters Forced to Give Them to Israel’s National Library, Dies at 85
After prolonged legal battles and a Supreme Court ruling, Eva Hoffe had to relinquish Czech-Jewish novelist's papers, many still stuck in safes in Israel and abroad
Eva Hoffe, the Israeli woman who inherited the writer Franz Kafka’s papers, then lost them in court to the National Library of Israel, died yesterday at 85, according to a relative’s Facebook post.
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