The Unbearable Lightness of Being (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
1999-04-01
Upplaga
Open Market - Airside ed
Förlag
Faber & Faber
Översättare
Michael Henry Heim
Originalspråk
Czech
Dimensioner
177 x 110 x 21 mm
Vikt
180 g
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9780571200832
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (häftad)

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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In this novel - a story of irreconcilable loves and infidelities - Milan Kundera addresses himself to the nature of twentieth-century 'Being' In a world in which lives are shaped by irrevocable choices and by fortuitous events, a world in which everything occurs but once, existence seems to lose its substance, its weight. We feel, says the novelist, 'the unbearable lightness of being' - not only as the consequence of our private acts but also in the public sphere, and the two inevitably intertwine.Juxtaposing Prague, Geneva, Thailand and the United States, this masterly novel encompasses the extremes of comedy and tragedy, and embraces, it seems, all aspects of human existence. It offers a wide range of brilliant and amusing philosophical speculations and it descants on a variety of styles.
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  1. Startar bra men sen...
    Robert Bywater, 5 februari 2015

    Boken startar bra men sen urarter och blir vældigt enformig och tjatig. Dock ær det vældigt bra beskrivning av Rysslands øvergrepp øver Tjeckien med fræn kritik av ryssarna.

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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. His more recent novels , Slowness, Identity, and Ignorance, as well as his nonfiction works, The Art of the Novel, Testaments Betrayed, The Curtain, and Encounter, were originally written in French.