Milan Kundera

Slowness

Added on January 10, 2014

Slowness Milan Kundera Harper Collins, New York, 1996 Milan Kundera wrote his first five novels in Czech. For political reasons, he moved to France in 1975 and was stripped of his Czech citizenship in 1979. From 1985 to 1987, he translated all of his early works into French. Slowness, dubbed his lightest novel, was also [...]

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Ignorance

Added on August 13, 2013

Ignorance Milan Kundera Harper Collins, New York, 2002 Milan Kundera has written nine novels and numerous essay, plays, dramatic works and poetry collections. He has been nominated several times for the Nobel Prize for Literature and has won many international awards for his work. His most famous novel is The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Kundera’s [...]

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The Farewell Party

Added on November 17, 2010

The Farewell Party Milan Kundera Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1976 This first American Edition is the true first English language edition of one of Kundera’s tragi-comic masterpieces. A British edition with the same cover art came out one year later, in 1977. This edition was translated by Peter Kussi. The Farewell Party is a [...]

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Identity

Added on September 28, 2010

Identity Milan Kundera Harper Collins, U.S.A. 1997 Milan Kundera is a Czech writer who has lived in exile in France since 1975. He is probably best know for his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being. He writes in Czech and in French and does his own French translations. His books were banned in Czechoslovakia until [...]

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