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Product Description: From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, an unexpected and enchanting novel—the culmination of his life's work.Casting light on the most serious of problems and at the same time saying not one serious sentence; being fascinated by the reality of the contemporary world and at the same time completely avoiding realism—that’s The Festival of Insignificance...read more

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9780062356895 | Harpercollins, June 23, 2015, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, an unexpected and enchanting novel—the culmination of his life's work.

Paperback:

9780062356901 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 14, 2016), cover price $13.99 | also contains The Festival of Insignificance | About this edition: From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, an unexpected and enchanting novel—the culmination of his life's work.
9780393971965, titled "Successful Writing" | 4 sub edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 1998), cover price $36.95 | also contains Successful Writing | About this edition: Practical, concise advice for advanced writers who want to further strengthen and polish their writing.

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9781504612241 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 23, 2015), cover price $19.99 | also contains The Festival of Insignificance | About this edition: [Translated by Linda Asher][Read by Richmond Hoxie] Set in modern-day Paris, The Festival of Insignificance follows four friends who run into each other in the Luxembourg Gardens, attend parties, and conduct a long-running exchange on sex, desire, history, art, and even the meaning of human existence.

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Product Description: An NYRB Classics OriginalCharacters from every corner of society and all walks of life—lords and ladies, businessmen and military men, poor clerks,  unforgiving moneylenders, aspiring politicians, artists, actresses, swindlers, misers, parasites, sexual adventurers, crackpots,  and more—move through the pages of The Human Comedy, Balzac’s multivolume magnum opus, an interlinked chronicle of modernity in all its splendor and squalor...read more
By Linda Asher (trans), Honore de Balzac, Peter Brooks (editor), Carol Cosman (trans) and Jordan Stump (trans)

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9781590176641 | New York Review of Books, January 21, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An NYRB Classics OriginalCharacters from every corner of society and all walks of life—lords and ladies, businessmen and military men, poor clerks,  unforgiving moneylenders, aspiring politicians, artists, actresses, swindlers, misers, parasites, sexual adventurers, crackpots,  and more—move through the pages of The Human Comedy, Balzac’s multivolume magnum opus, an interlinked chronicle of modernity in all its splendor and squalor.

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Product Description: Winner of the Prix France Culture/Télérama prize, The Class explores timely issues of race, class, identity, colonial history, immigration, and education, "suspend[ing] judgment and liberat[ing] the raw words of kids in a deconsecrated classroom" (Le Monde)...read more

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9781583228852 | Seven Stories Pr, April 1, 2009, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Winner of the Prix France Culture/Télérama prize, The Class explores timely issues of race, class, identity, colonial history, immigration, and education, "suspend[ing] judgment and liberat[ing] the raw words of kids in a deconsecrated classroom" (Le Monde).

Traces the author's personal view of the history and significance of the novel in western civilization, arguing that a novel's development crosses international and language boundaries while serving to reveal previously unknown aspects of a reader's existence. By the author of The Art of the Novel. Reprint.
By Linda Asher (trans) and Milan Kundera

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9780060841959 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2008), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Traces the author's personal view of the history and significance of the novel in western civilization, arguing that a novel's development crosses international and language boundaries while serving to reveal previously unknown aspects of a reader's existence.

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