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"Brilliant...A work of high modernist playfulness and deep pathos." -- Janet Malcolm, New York Review of Books
"Kundera has raised the novel of ideas to a new level of dreamlike lyricism and emotional intensity." -- Jin Miller, Newsweek
"Kundera is a virtuoso...A work of the boldest mastery, originality, and richness." -- Elizabeth Hardwick, Vanity Fair
This book is a love story, and is also about the world in which our main characters find themselves.
This is the only book I read 3 times, and I think I'll read it again... It really cheered me up when I was wondering in my life, and I like a lot the story.
If, however, you are a thinker who loves ideas, a student of philosophy, or a fan of philosophical fiction, then this "book of ideas" is a must read.
This was a book club pick and I know a classic that many of us read...but just could not gt thru thisPublished 4 days ago by Noelle Moreno
An old yellowed paged edition but did the job. Arrived on time!Published 12 days ago by Nina Bhadreshwar
The book was recommended to me. However, I found the book rather boring and depressing. I heard about its reference of invasion of Prague. Read morePublished 20 days ago by YIPLIU
This book is for readers who like a hefty dose of philosophy with their fiction. The author addresses the reader directly on such issues as God’s digestive system and the fact... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patti
It is a wonderful book, immediatly takes you back in time into this world that seems so strange to us from todays perspective. I love his way of writing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cass
This book is set in a kind of limbo land with no real characters or even geographical references despite the plethora of city backdrops - Prague, Zurich, Geneva, New York etc. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Fitzpatrick