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Kafka-ish: Kafka @Finborough

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In offering proof that Kafka is everything to everyone - writer-performer Jack Klaff plays various roles, including the man himself in what is a part tour, part immersion and part legend of Franz Kafka. He is a writer who achieved fame after his life was cut short due to succumbing to tuberculosis at the age of forty. He is probably better known for his reputation and the Kafkaesque style attributed to his writing than his life. But after this piece, you’re left curious to learn more about the man and his works. And that has to be the best theatrical tribute you could give a writer, even for a writer who stipulated that his works be destroyed upon his death. It’s currently playing at the Finborough Theatre . Franz Kafka was born in Prague in 1883. In 1901, he was admitted to a university and began studying law. While studying, he met Max Brod, who would become his best friend and eventual literary executor. Brod would posthumously publish many of his works and writings. Kafka’s life co

Friday email banter...

From: R
Sent: 18 August 2006 17:32
To: Paul
Subject: Re:
you are like a fione wione me dear…. full bodied and fresh.....haaaaaahhhhhhh
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From: Paul
Sent: 18 August 2006 17:33
To: R
Subject: Re:
Really? And I thought I was more like vinaigrette... Good to have around with lettuce...
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From: R
Sent: 18 August 2006 17:34
To: Paul
Subject: Re:
you calling me lettuce
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From: Paul
Sent: 18 August 2006 17:38
To: R
Subject: Re:
Like a roquet...
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From: R
Sent: 18 August 2006 17:41
To: Paul
Subject: Re:
any blue cheese involved here or just a salad medley
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From: Paul
Sent: 18 August 2006 17:50
To: R
Subject: Re:
Tossed salad... Maybe some blue vein...
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From: R
Sent: 18 August 2006 17:52
To: Paul
Subject: Re:
oh my god I have just spat tea out all over my desk.....
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It was one of those days…

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