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Title:The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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Publisher:Harper Perennial
ISBN:0571224385
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Number of Pages:320
Category:Fiction, Classics, Philosophy, Literature, Novels

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, Michael Henry Heim

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Unbearable Lightness of Being In i The Unbearable Lightness of Being i Milan Kundera tells the story of a young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing and one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover This magnificent novel juxtaposes geographically distant places brilliant and playful reflections and a variety of styles to take its place as perhaps the major achievement of one of the world s truly great writers

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The Joke, Laughable Loves, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Slowness, Immortality, Ignorance, Identity, Life is Elsewhere, Farewell Waltz
p A man and a woman meet by chance while returning to their homeland which they had abandoned twenty years earlier when they chose to become exiles Will they manage to pick up the thread of their strange love story interrupted almost as soon as it began and then lost in the tides of history The truth is that after such a long absence their memories no longer match We always believe that our memories coincide with those of the person we loved that we experienced the same thing But this is just an illusion Then again what can we expect of our weak memory It records only an insignificant minuscule particle of the past and no one knows why it s this bit and not any other bit We live our lives sunk in a vast forgetting a fact we refuse to recognize Only those who return after twenty years like Odysseus returning to his native Ithaca can be dazzled and astounded by observing the goddess of ignorance firsthand p p Milan Kundera is the only author today who can take such dizzying concepts as absence memory forgetting and ignorance and transform them into material for a novel masterfully orchestrating them into a polyphonic and moving work p p Author Biography The Franco Czech novelist Milan Kundera was born in Brno and has lived in France his second homeland for more than twenty years p p He is the author of the novels i The Joke Life Is Elsewhere The Farewell Party The Books of Laughter and Forgetting The Unbearable Lightness of Being i and i Immortality i and the short story collection i Laughable Loves i all originally written in Czech p p Like i Slowness i his two earlier nonfiction works i The Art ofthe Novel i and i Testaments Betrayed i were originally written in French p, This breathtaking reverberating survey of human nature finds Kundera still attempting to work out the meaning of life without losing his acute sense of humour It is one of those great unclassifiable masterpieces that appear once every twenty years or so br br It will make you cleverer maybe even a better lover Not many novels can do that Nicholas Lezard i GQ i, Rich in its stories characters and imaginative range i The Book of Laughter and Forgetting i is the novel that brought Milan Kundera his first big international success in the late s Like all his work it is valuable for far more than its historical implications In seven wonderfully integrated parts different aspects of human existence are magnified and reduced reordered and emphasized newly examined analyzed and experienced, All too often this brilliant novel of thwarted love and revenge miscarried has been read for its political implications Now a quarter century after The Joke was first published and several years after the collapse of the Soviet imposed Czechoslovak regime it becomes easier to put such implications into perspective in favor of valuing the book and all Kundera s work as what it truly is great stirring literature that sheds new light on the eternal themes of human existence br br The present edition provides English language readers an important further means toward revaluation of The Joke For reasons he describes in his Author s Note Milan Kundera devoted much time to creating with the assistance of his American publisher editor a completely revised translation that reflects his original as closely as any translation possibly can reflects it in its fidelity not only to the words and syntax but also to the characteristic dictions and tonalities of the novel s narrators The result is nothing less than the restoration of a classic