The Book of Laughter and Forgetting: A Novel
Rich in its stories, characters, and imaginative range, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting is the novel that brought Milan Kundera his first big international success in the late 1970s. Like all his work, it is valuable for far more than its historical implications. In seven wonderfully integrated parts, different aspects of human existence are magnified and reduced, reordered and emphasized, newly examined, analyzed, and experienced.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - A_Reader_of_Fictions - LibraryThing
This is not a book that really lends itself to summarization, so I'm not going to even try (Yoda would be disappointed otherwise, and you don't want to disappoint Yoda). The best explanation of the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcrben - LibraryThing
From way back in my days of "finding myself". Copy of my comments from then: Some good passages. I liked the description of "graphomania" (p 92), the mention how everything was a battle for ears ... Read full review