AT THE SOURCES OF KAFKA'S WORK

AT THE SOURCES OF KAFKA'S WORK

I write differently than I say, I speak differently than I think, I mean differently than I should think, and so on to the deepest darkness.

This quote is from first volume of Kafka's Diaries, which summarizes Kafka's life, as well as creativity. Kafka's handwritten version of diary notes, which were created from 1909 to 1912 from German translated University professor Nadežda Čačinovič.

An excellent depiction of the Diaries from the pen of Jaroslav Pecnik puts Kafka's fears, trepidations, prejudices, anxiety, spiritual and mental states at the center, the understanding of which contributes to a better interpretation of books of one of the greatest, most read and influential authors of the twentieth century.

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