E.M. Jellinek’s Departure from Budapest in 1920, Part Two

Part One of this post may be found here.

László Frank(1) described a chance encounter with Jellinek on the streets of Berlin in 1930, 10 years after Jellinek’s disappearance from Budapest.  He, wrote Frank, looked like “a skinny, brown-haired, middle-aged man.”  Jellinek told Frank that he did not live in Berlin but was just visiting.  Frank asked, in effect, if Jellinek’s visit exposed him to the risk of arrest.  Jellinek replied that his lawyer assured him that a ten-year statute of limitations since the arrest warrant’s issue had expired.

Frank and Jellinek retired to a coffee shop, where the following conversation occurred:

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