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Lenka Reinerova

Lenka Reinerova, the oldest living German-language writer in Prague, died June 27, 2008, in Prague, in her apartment, at the age of 92. With the rise of fascism, like many of her generation, she embraced communism, in the hope of resisting the menace that was coming from Germany, and she came to know some of the extraordinary literary figures of Prague at the time, including Franz Kafka's friend, Max Brod, and the famous "roving reporter" Egon Erwin Kisch.

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PORTFOLIO // 2017
Lenka Reinerova, the oldest living German-language writer in Prague, died June 27, 2008, in Prague, in her apartment, at the age of 92. With the rise of fascism, like many of her generation, she embraced communism, in the hope of resisting the menace that was coming from Germany, and she came to know some of the extraordinary literary figures of Prague at the time, including Franz Kafka's friend, Max Brod, and the famous "roving reporter" Egon Erwin Kisch.