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The Reviews That Escaped Me - July '17

A little while ago I had the idea of reading the four most recent novels/novellas by Milan Kundera one after the other and reviewing them. Although I had read at least one of them before I wasn’t sure whether I had read the others or not. 1.130 palabras más

Fiction

KITAB LUPA DAN GELAK TAWA

Judul: Kitab Lupa dan Gelak Tawa (edisi terjemahan dari buku asli berjudul “The Book of Laughter and Forgetting” dan terbit pertama kali pada 1978, 400 halaman). 182 palabras más

Beli Buku Bekas

Friday Philosophy ~ Dogs

I’m an animal person. I can’t classify myself as a dog person, or a cat person, or… I love them all. My allergies really dislike me for this. 206 palabras más

Life

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Kaufman, 1988)

“Sigh”,  this movie……….encapsulates souls at play, at battle, in life.  I’m lost inside a 1968 Czech city struggling to emerge from Soviet hegemony.  I’m lost in the life and death of the characters who spend close to 3 hours exploring the human condition and quest for freedom, love, and meaning in life. 775 palabras más

Death

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera Translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim (Harper Perennial; 1984) Favourite line: “Missions are stupid. I have no mission. 1.293 palabras más
Translated Literature

Nostalgia of Tokyo

“The Greek word for “return” is nostos. Algos means “suffering.” So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.” ― Milan Kundera

Color

"Chance and chance alone has a message for us"

Make the ordinary unknown:

“Chance and chance alone has a message for us. Everything that occurs out of necessity, everything expected, repeated day in and day out, is mute.

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Stories & Storytelling