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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Even in translation, this book made a tremendous impact on my life - mostly due to the way it blends dreamlike imagery into the brutal reality of the characters' lives. Fantasy is a survival mechanism. My dream life will never be the same. Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

Audiobook performed by Richmond Hoxie From the book jacket: When The Unbearable Lightness of Being was first published in English, it was hailed as “a work of the boldest mastery, originality, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - BenKline - LibraryThing

A fantastic book. A terrific novel. A very smart, philosophical, metaphysical, intelligent, yet humorous in places, but always keen and aware novel and story of the lives it portrays. A great showing ... Read full review

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User Review  - mcdenis - LibraryThing

Historically dated but reminiscent of the turmoil in Czechoslovakia. During my college days we had one young woman in our class who had witnessed the arrival of the Russians and was forced to leave ... Read full review

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User Review  - CorinneT - LibraryThing

I hated this book at first because of the writer’s casual attitude toward love & sex, but then I saw the beauty of the relation between Tomas and Tereza, between Tomas and Sabine, and between Tereza ... Read full review

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User Review  - ted_newell - LibraryThing

Needs to be read twice I guess. Immortality by same author was understandable right away. S Garber quotes Unbearable Lightness all over his book The Fabric of Faithfulness: Weaving Together Belief and ... Read full review

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User Review  - RussellBittner - LibraryThing

“In the realm of kitsch, the dictatorship of the heart reigns supreme” (p. 250). Milan Kundera has long been one of my favorite contemporary writers. And although The Unbearable Lightness of Being is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jashrekn - LibraryThing

I had to read this for a class and I fell in love with it. This book is beautifully written and makes you think about life in such a different way. Read full review

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User Review  - mbmackay - LibraryThing

Different, lyrical & masterfully written - but falls short of the greatness often bestowed on it. Read Sept 2004 Read full review

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User Review  - Proustitutes - LibraryThing

I'm likely studying abroad in Prague this summer. Bring on the Kafka's and Kundera's. Read full review


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