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I read this book as part of a literature course I took at the university. It was my first introduction to Milan Kundera; forward on, I read other works of his. This simple assignment in a literature course opened up new vistas of international writers, especially Milan K., and differing perspectives on life. I definitely give this book a 10/10; you will enjoy reading; I certainly did.
Review: The Book of Laughter and ForgettingUser Review - Robert Stewart - Goodreads
I'm either the victim of a terrible translation, or robbed of my igorance about the supposed brilliance of Milan Kundera's writing. Based on his reputation and the endorsement of many well-read ... Read full review
Review: The Book of Laughter and ForgettingUser Review - Inderjit Sanghera - Goodreads
Although I enjoyed 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being' I think 'The Book of Laughter and Forgetting' is a forgettable novel, bloated with page upon page of elephantine platitudes, banal sex scenes and ... Read full review