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Milan Kundara the author also of "The unbearable likeness of being" made into a movie in the 80's., this czech writer is on my list to read after the Eighth Life, an interesting classic to catch up on during this time of isolation.


Here's what the other say:

A new edition of the seminal novel by a literary master, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its first publication.

'One is torn between profound pleasure in the novel's execution and wonder at the pain that inspired it.' Ian McEwan

'A masterpiece.' Salman Rushdie

This book is a novel in the form of variations. The various parts follow each other like the various stages of a voyage, leading into the interior of a theme, the interior of a thought, the interior of a single, unique situation the understanding of which recedes from my sight into the distance. It is a book about laughter and forgetting, about forgetting and about Prague, about Prague and about the angels.

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundara