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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Review: The Book of Laughter and ForgettingUser Review - Karl Loftis - Goodreads
I read this book through twice. I hadn't read it since college and wanted to see how it weathered. It's still a wonderfully written and well thought out book. Basically the book is a selection of ... Read full review
Review: The Book of Laughter and ForgettingUser Review - JS Found - Goodreads
This is a series of enigmatic short stories about the spiritual crisis of living under Communism. Though he doesn't talk about that too much. He talks about it but most of the stories are oblique in ... Read full review