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A young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing; one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover — these are the two couples whose story is told in this masterful novel. In a world in which lives are shaped by irrevocable choices and by fortuitous events, a world in which everything occurs but once, existence seems to lose its substance, its weight. Hence, we feel the unbearable lightness of being not only as the consequence of our pristine actions but also in the public sphere, and the two inevitably intertwine.

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A novel of irreconcilable loves and infidelities, which embraces all aspects of human existence, and addresses the nature of twentieth-century 'Being'.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780571135394
Author:
KUNDERA, MILAN
Editor:
HEIM, HENRY MICHAEL
Translator:
HEIM, M.H.
Publisher:
FABER AND FABER LTD
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Edition Description:
NEW ED
Publication Date:
19850429
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Pages:
314
Dimensions:
190 x 130 in.

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