Kafka News: German Literature Archive has bought the letter where Kafka confess to Max Brond about his ‘naked fear’ to mice
According to Auction House Kaupp, the letter has been bought for 124.252$ and it contains 4 pages dated 4th of December of 1917. 100.000 dollars for a simple letter? Not bad at all!
Kafka wrote this letter to his also famous friend Max Brond when he was with his sister, trying to recover from tuberculosis.
Here it’s the famous excerpt from the famous ‘Kafka in a nutshell’:
“What I feel towards mice is naked fear. To explore the origin of that is up to psychoanalysts… Like the vermin-phobia, it’s certainly related to the unexpected, unwanted, unavoidable, sort of mute, grim, secret-purposeful appearance of these animals, with the feeling that they have dug hundreds of tunnels through the walls around me and are lurking there…”
Oh, have a very famous day full of glamour, fashion and, of course, good reads.