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The Unbearable Lightness of Being: A Novel
by Milan Kundera

Published: 2009-10-27
Paperback : 320 pages
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In The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera tells the story of a young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing and one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover. This magnificent novel juxtaposes geographically distant places; ...
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In The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera tells the story of a young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing and one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover. This magnificent novel juxtaposes geographically distant places; brilliant and playful reflections; and a variety of styles to take its place as perhaps the major achievement of one of the world’s truly great writers.

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Regarding lightness and weight, which is the possitive and which is the negative?
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by [email protected] (see profile) 07/23/17

"The Unbearable Lightness of Being" is chock full of insightful nuggets on human nature, personal happiness, eternal life (or lack there of), love, and Man's exploitive use of the Bible to justify it's... (read more)

 
  "Unbearable Lightness of Being"by castlemank (see profile) 06/08/11

Lots of interesting ideas about love, relationships, patriotism, and finding one's soul that are good for discussion.

 
  "Just Gals with a side of Vino"by tracystrassburg (see profile) 03/29/10

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