The Joke (Faber Modern Classics)

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ISBN
9780571326266
Published
04/08/2016
9780571326266
Format
Paperback
Price
£8.99
Paperback
336

About the Book

The Joke, Milan Kundera's first novel, gained him a huge following in his own country, and launched his worldwide literary reputation.

'Kundera is the saddest, funniest and most lovable of authors.' The Times

The Joke, Milan Kundera's first novel, gained him a huge following in his own country, and launched his worldwide literary reputation.'Kundera is the saddest, funniest and most lovable of authors.' The Times
  • Milan Kundera

    Milan Kundera was born in Brno and has lived in France for over forty years. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed and bestselling novels The Joke (1967), Life is Elsewhere (1973), The Farewell Waltz (1976), The Book of Laughter and Forgetting (1978), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984), Immortality (1991), and the short-story collection Laughable Loves (1969), which were all originally written in Czech. His play, Jacques and His Master (1984), Slowness (1995), Identity (1998) and Ignorance (2002) were all originally written in French. Milan Kundera has also written extensively about the novel in four collections of essays - The Art of the Novel (1968), Testaments Betrayed (1993), The Curtain (2007) and Encounter (2009).

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