Kafka liked the ladies and also liked tea, though perhaps of a more herbal type. In fact, there are references to a tea cup he kept on his desk which was spirited away by his secretary. It is supposed to still be somewhere. I would like to have it. And this last lady in his life, Dora Diament, believed in love to the end. She had to be restrained from leaping into his grave.
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Ladies' Literary Tea: Kafka’s Last Love
by Michelle Dederko
For ladies who appreciate their lavish engagements and intellectual stimulation, The Westgate Hotel and Adventures by the Book bring an exclusive taste of both worlds. The Ladies’ Literary Tea presents an interactive dialogue with author of Kafka’s Last Love, Kathi Diamant, as well as a gracious arrangement of music, tea, sandwiches, pastries, scones, and literary conversation.
On Saturday, March 10th, explore Kathi Diamant's research that recounts the love story of Franz Kafka and Dora Diamant.