The Joke is Milan Kundera’s first novel, of which Salman Rushdie wrote ‘It is impossible to do justice here to the subtleties, comedy and wisdom of this very beautiful novel. The author of The Joke is clearly one of the best to be found anywhere.’
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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
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