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The unbearable lightness of being

Author: Milan Kundera
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960s, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life.
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kundera, Milan.
Unbearable lightness of being.
New York : HarperPerennial, 1991
(OCoLC)802298892
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milan Kundera
ISBN: 0060914653 9780060914653
OCLC Number: 24759854
Notes: "A hardcover edition ... was published in 1984 by Harper & Row; first HarperCollophon edition published 1985; reissued in Perennial Library edition 1987; reissued in HarperPerennial edition 1991"--Title page verso.
Description: 314 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Lightness and Weight --
Soul and Body --
Words Misunderstood --
Soul and Body --
Lightness and Weight --
The Grand March --
Karenin's Smile.
Other Titles: Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí.
Responsibility: Milan Kundera ; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim.

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Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960s, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life.

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