The unsufferable lightness of being

Milan Kundera

Publisher :HarperCollins 

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being takes place mainly in Prague in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It explores the artistic and intellectual life of Czech society from the Prague Spring of 1968 to the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet Union and three other Warsaw Pact countries and its aftermath. The main characters are: Tomáš, an adulterous surgeon his wife Tereza, a photographer anguished by her husband's infidelities Tomáš’s lover Sabina, a free-spirited artist Franz, a Swiss university professor and lover of Sabina and finally Šimon, Tomáš’s estranged son from an earlier marriage.Literary Prize of the Los Angeles Times, 1984.

Pour tous les jours


To my friends

fairly easy to read

Classic modern

Between 10 and 20$

A few days



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