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The critically acclaimed author of The Book of Laughter and Forgetting looks at the history of the novel, discusses the work of other

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9780060093747 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, March 1, 2003), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: The critically acclaimed author of The Book of Laughter and Forgetting looks at the history of the novel, discusses the work of other
9780060932947 | Perennial, April 1, 2000, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: "Every novelist's work contains an implicit vision of the history of the novel, an idea of what the novel is," Kundera writes.
9780060972042 | Harpercollins, January 1, 1989, cover price $10.00 | also contains Fictions of the Feminine in the Nineteenth-Century Spanish Press | About this edition: Looks at the history of the novel, discusses the work of other novelists, including Kafka, and considers character, action, and the role of historical events

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«¿Debo acaso insistir en que no tengo la más mínima ambición teórica y que este libro no es sino«¿Debo acaso insistir en que no tengo la más mínima ambición teórica y que este libro no es sino la confesión de un practicante ? La obra de cada novelista contiene una visión implícita de la historia de la novela, una ide

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9788472230996 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $17.95
9788483106907 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: «¿Debo acaso insistir en que no tengo la más mínima ambición teórica y que este libro no es sino«¿Debo acaso insistir en que no tengo la más mínima ambición teórica y que este libro no es sino la confesión de un practicante ?

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Product Description: From distorted self-images to brutal portrayals of friends and fellow artists, the portraits of Francis Bacon account for one of the most remarkable aspects of the work of the British painter. This work looks at his stylistic distortions of classicism and his famous deformations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Francis Bacon, France Borel and Milan Kundera (introduced by)

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9780500092668 | Thames & Hudson, April 1, 1997, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: From distorted self-images to brutal portrayals of friends and fellow artists, the portraits of Francis Bacon account for one of the most remarkable aspects of the work of the British painter.

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9780030631887, titled "Nuevas Voces Hispanas" | Holt Rinehart & Winston, June 1, 1984, cover price $27.95 | also contains Nuevas Voces Hispanas

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Product Description: Kundera whirls through comedy and tragedy towards his central question: how does a person, any person, live today? In constructing his answer, he writes of politics, sex, literature, modern man's alienation - and of their antidotes: laughter and forgetting.

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9780571203871, titled "Book of Laughter and Forgetting" | Faber & Faber Ltd, March 1, 2001, cover price $22.01 | About this edition: Kundera whirls through comedy and tragedy towards his central question: how does a person, any person, live today?
9780060932145 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, April 1, 1999), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The absurdities of modern life are dramatized by a student who forsakes physical love for a conversation with poets about it and a former Czech Communist leader who is officially eliminated from history
9780060926083 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1996, cover price $13.50 | also contains American Impressionism and Realism: The Margaret and Raymond Horowitz Collection | About this edition: The absurdities of modern life are dramatized by a student who forsakes physical love for a conversation with poets about it, a former Czech Communist leader who is officially eliminated from history, and others
9780060997014 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 1994), cover price $12.50 | also contains Trigger Point of Pain: Wall Charts | About this edition: A vivid mix of fictional autobiography and myth examines the human condition through five uniquely integrated parts, humorously and movingly depicting the political, erotic, and intellectual facets of modern life.
9780140096934 | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, August 1, 1989), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Offers a blend of stories, anecdotes, political history, and autobiography to create variations on several themes, including the power of laughter and the danger of forgetting

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Product Description: La broma es la novela de un amor, pero se trata también de la novela de una broma extraviada en un mundo que ha perdido el sentido del humor. Una chanza fútil y mal comprendida ha roto la vida de Ludvik, aterrado al advertir que su tragedia personal quedará para siempre adherida al ridículo de un chiste...read more

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9788432216282 | Poc edition (Booket, July 1, 2002), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: La broma es la novela de un amor, pero se trata también de la novela de una broma extraviada en un mundo que ha perdido el sentido del humor.
9788432215094 | Planeta Pub Corp, September 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Kundera, Milan

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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. 35,000 first printing.

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9780060841867 | Harpercollins, February 1, 2007, cover price $22.95 | 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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A famous jazz trumpeter and incurable philanderer returns to the spa where he spent one night with a pretty young nurse and where his strategy of persuading her to abort their child complicates their own lives and the destinies of others.

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9788483104170 | Tusquets Editor, May 1, 2005, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A famous jazz trumpeter and incurable philanderer returns to the spa where he spent one night with a pretty young nurse and where his strategy of persuading her to abort their child complicates their own lives and the destinies of others.

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A famous jazz trumpeter and incurable philanderer returns to the spa where he spent one consequential night with a pretty young nurse and where his strategy of persuading her to abort their child complicates their own lives and the destinies of others

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9788472232327 | Tusquets Editor, June 1, 1986, cover price $36.50 | About this edition: A famous jazz trumpeter and incurable philanderer returns to the spa where he spent one consequential night with a pretty young nurse and where his strategy of persuading her to abort their child complicates their own lives and the destinies of others

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Product Description: Brand New. Ship worldwide

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9788472232440 | Tusquets, June 1, 2002, cover price $16.30 | About this edition: Brand New.

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9788472238794 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A famous jazz trumpeter and incurable philanderer returns to the spa where he spent one consequential night with a pretty young nurse and where his strategy of persuading her to abort their child complicates their own lives and the destinies of others

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Product Description: Book by Kundera, Milan

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9783596259922 | Distribooks Inc, October 1, 1997, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Book by Kundera, Milan

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A famous jazz trumpeter and incurable philanderer returns to the spa where he spent one consequential night with a pretty young nurse and where his strategy of persuading her to abort their child complicates their own lives and the destinies of others

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9780394496603 | Random House Inc, August 1, 1976, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A famous jazz trumpeter and incurable philanderer returns to the spa where he spent one consequential night with a pretty young nurse and where his strategy of persuading her to abort their child complicates their own lives and the destinies of others

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9780140096941 | Reissue edition (Viking Pr, March 1, 1987), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A famous jazz trumpeter and incurable philanderer returns to the spa where he spent one consequential night with a pretty young nurse and where his strategy of persuading her to abort their child complicates their own lives and the destinies of others

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Set in a Central European town, the story focuses on the interaction between eight characters: a pretty nurse, her repairman boyfriend, an oddball gynecologist, a rich American, a popular trumpeter and his obsessively jealous wife, and a former politicalprisoner and his young ward (view table of contents)

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9780060997007 | Perennial, May 1, 1998, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Set in a Central European town, the story focuses on the interaction between eight characters: a pretty nurse, her repairman boyfriend, an oddball gynecologist, a rich American, a popular trumpeter and his obsessively jealous wife, and a former politicalprisoner and his young ward

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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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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.

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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: From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being comes an unexpected and enchanting novel--the culmination of his life's work--that is a hymn to friendship and an original and humorous commentary on our era and how we live now...read more

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9781504612234 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 23, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being comes an unexpected and enchanting novel--the culmination of his life's work--that is a hymn to friendship and an original and humorous commentary on our era and how we live now.

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Product Description: Proyectar una luz sobre los problemas más serios y a la vez no pronunciar una sola frase seria, estar fascinado por la realidad del mundo contemporáneo y, a la vez, evitar todo realismo, así es La fiesta de la insignificancia. Quien conozca las obras anteriores de Kundera sabe que en él no son en absoluto inesperadas las ganas de incorporar en una novela algo «no serio»...read more

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9786074216141 | Italian edition edition (Planeta Pub Corp, November 11, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Proyectar una luz sobre los problemas más serios y a la vez no pronunciar una sola frase seria, estar fascinado por la realidad del mundo contemporáneo y, a la vez, evitar todo realismo, así es La fiesta de la insignificancia.

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9780140073836 | Granta Books, May 1, 1999, cover price $12.95

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Offers a labyrinthine journey during which the reader repeatedly crosses the border between the real and the unreal--between what occurs in the world outside and what the mind creates in its solitude.

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9788483100585 | Tusquets, June 1, 1998, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Chantal y Jean-Marc viven juntos en Paris y se quieren, se quieren tanto que incluso parecen confundirse.

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9788483104521 | Italian edition edition (Tusquets Editor, November 1, 2005), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Chantal begins to receive letters from a secret admirer that, after a while, begin to affect the relationship she has with her younger lover Jean-Marc.
9788483107423 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: Book by Kundera, Milan

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Product Description: Chantal y Jean-Marc viven juntos en Paris y se quieren, se quieren tanto que incluso parecen confundirse. Y es que, a veces, se dan situaciones en las que, por un instante, ninguno de los dos parece reconocerse, en el que la identidad del otro se disuelve y, de rechazo, duda de la suya propia...read more

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9788483836002 | Italian edition edition (Tusquets Editor, May 1, 2012), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Chantal y Jean-Marc viven juntos en Paris y se quieren, se quieren tanto que incluso parecen confundirse.

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Product Description: There are situations in which we fail for a moment to recognize the person we are with, in which the identity of the other is erased while we simultaneously doubt our own. This also happens with couples--indeed, above all with couples, because lovers fear more than anything else "losing sight" of the loved one...read more

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9780060175641 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1998, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Chantal begins to receive letters from a secret admirer that, after a while, begin to affect the relationship she has with her younger lover Jean-Marc

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9780786218189 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 1999), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: There are situations in which we fail for a moment to recognize the person we are with, in which the identity of the other is erased while we simultaneously doubt our own.
9780060930318 | Perennial, May 1, 1999, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Chantal begins to receive letters from a secret admirer that, after a while, begin to affect the relationship she has with her younger lover Jean-Marc

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A man and women enjoy a strange synchronicity when they meet upone returning to their homeland after two decades of exile and try to resume a relationship long in stasis. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.

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9780060002091 | Harpercollins, October 1, 2002, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A man and woman enjoy a strange synchronicity when they meet upon returning to their homeland after two decades of exile and try to resume a relationship long in stasis.

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9780060002107 | Reprint edition (Perennial, October 1, 2003), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: A man and woman enjoy a strange synchronicity when they meet upon returning to their homeland after two decades of exile and try to resume a relationship long in stasis.
9780786251643 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Translated by Linda Asher A New York Times Bestselling Author A man and a woman meet while returning to the homeland they had abandoned twenty years earlier.

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Product Description: Una mujer y un hombre se encuentran por casualidad durante su viaje de regreso al pais natal del que emigraron hace veinte años. ¿Podran reemprender una extraña historia de amor, apenas iniciada entonces en su tierra? El caso es que, tras tan larga ausencia, «sus recuerdos no se parecen»...read more

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9788483101315 | 5 tra rep edition (Tusquets Editor, December 1, 2000), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Una mujer y un hombre se encuentran por casualidad durante su viaje de regreso al pais natal del que emigraron hace veinte años.

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Irena and Josef meet by chance while returning to their homeland, which they had abandoned twenty years earlier, but will they manage to pick up the thread of their strange love story, interrupted almost as soon as it began and then lost in the tides of history?

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9789687723983 | Tusquets, June 1, 2000, cover price $17.85 | About this edition: Una mujer y un hombre se encuentran por casualidad durante su viaje de regreso al país natal del que imigraron hace veinte años.

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9788483108871 | 2nd edition edition (Tusquets, June 1, 2003), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A man and woman enjoy a strange synchronicity when they meet upon returning to their homeland after two decades of exile and try to resume a relationship long in stasis.

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Product Description: Book by Milan Kundera

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9782070718399 | Schoenhofs Foreign Books, November 1, 1990, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Book by Milan Kundera

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In Milan Kundera's sixth novel, a gesture by a woman to her swimming teacher sparks an obsession in the writer's mind--one that will be pursued with vigor and imagination. Reprint. NYT. (view table of contents)
By Milan Kundera and Peter Kussi (trans)

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9780802111111 | Grove Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: Through the actions of three characters--Agnes, her husband, and her sister--and others in contemporary France and Weimar Germany, the author reflects on the image of the individual, the Western cult of sentiment, and the meaning of love

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9780060932381 | Harpercollins, November 1, 1999, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Through the actions of three characters--Agnes, her husband, and her sister--and others in contemporary France and Weimar Germany, the author reflects on the image of the individual, the Western cult of sentiment, and the meaning of love
9780060974480 | Reprint edition (Perennial, March 1, 1992), cover price $13.50 | About this edition: Through the actions of three characters--Agnes, her husband, and her sister--and others in contemporary France and Weimar Germany, the author reflects on the image of the individual, the Western cult of sentiment, and the meaning of love

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