The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

Milan Kundera
Translated by Aaron Asher

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera is the most secret of the acclaimed Czech writer’s novels. This new translation is the first to be fully authorized by Milan Kundera.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571174379
Date Published
20.05.1996
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Summary

‘This book is a novel in the form of variations. The various parts follow each other like the various stages of a voyage leading into the interior of a theme, the interior of a thought, the interior of a single, unique situation the understanding of which recedes from my sight into the distance. It is a book about laughter and about forgetting, about forgetting and about Prague, about Prague and about the angels.’

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting is the most secret of Kundera’s novels. This new translation is the first to be fully authorized by Milan Kundera.

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The French-Czech novelist Milan Kundera was born in the Czech Republic and has lived in France since 1975. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed and bestselling novels The Joke, Life is Elsewhere, The Farewell Waltz, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves — all originally in Czech.…

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