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Unbearable Lightness of Being

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ISBN-10: 0061148520

ISBN-13: 9780061148521

Edition: 2009

Authors: Milan Kundera, Milan Kundera

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Kundera's tremendously popular classic has been hailed by "Newsweek" as having "raised the novel of ideas to a new level of dreamlike lyricism and emotional intensity". It was also made into a major motion picture starring Daniel Day Lewis and Lena Olin.
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/27/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

One of the foremost contemporary Czech writers, Kundera is a novelist, poet, and playwright. His play The Keeper of the Keys, produced in Czechoslovakia in 1962, has long been performed in a dozen countries. His first novel, The Joke (1967), is a biting satire on the political atmosphere in Czechoslovakia in the 1950s. It tells the story of a young Communist whose life is ruined because of a minor indiscretion: writing a postcard to his girlfriend in which he mocks her political fervor.The Joke has been translated into a dozen languages and was made into a film, which Kundera wrote and directed. His novel Life Is Elsewhere won the 1973 Prix de Medicis for the best foreign novel. Kundera has…