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The Book of Laughter and Forgetting


Year of publication: 1979
Found: My best friend’s mother’s bookshelf
Pages/Read time: 228, a week

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I like Milan Kundera’s writing, but I’m not entirely sure why. 318 palabras más

Ellan Read

The poet's grandmother

I was nineteen when, in my hometown, a young academic gave a public lecture; it was during the first months of the Communist revolution, and bowing to the spirit of the time, he talked about the social responsibility of art.

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I’m not a person of musical talent, but Milan Kundera’s work does gave me a sense of “reprise” as he once mentioned. I’m very fond of the seven chapter structure as always, and his way of dealing with the “insignificance”. 193 palabras más

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Fetching the Lost Inspiration (1)

Ramon stopped in front of a suntanned, appealing adolescent, naked under his shorts, who was selling masks of the faces of Balzac, Berlioz, Hugo, Dumas. –Milan Kundera…

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The man hunched over his motorcycle can focus only on the present. He is caught in a fragment of time cut off from both the past and the future. 608 palabras más

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