A novel by the author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being.
A moment of confusion sets in motion a complex chain of events which crosses and recrosses the divide between fantasy and reality.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 19/04/1999
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571195671
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Review by soylentgreen23
When good writers grow old they sometimes do silly things. For instance, they take what made them famous (for example, philosophical ramblings in the middle of their novels) and take that too far; they change their writing style to become short and abrupt, trying vainly to seem important and current; they lose sense of what made their characters so compelling in the first place; they add twist endings without thinking through why, and end up just saying "It was all a dream after all."And guess what happens here?
Review by dayends
A short Novel from Kundera this time but still plenty to get your teeth stuck into. Always gives you someting to think about. 'Friendship is indispensable to man for the proper function of his own memory'.