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The unbearable lightness of being / Milan Kundera ; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim.

Kundera, Milan, (author.). Heim, Michael Henry, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello F KUNDERA (Text) 37743002091504 Adult Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC KUNDERA, MILAN (Text) 33946003255457 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0060597186
  • ISBN: 9780060597184
  • Physical Description: 314 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Twentieth-anniversary edition"--Jkt.
"First published in hardcover in the United States in 1984 by Harper & Row. This hardcover reissue published in 2004"--T.p. verso.
Translation of Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí.
Summary, etc.: Interweaves story and dream, past and present, and philosophy and poetry in a sardonic and erotic tale of two couples--Tomas and Tereza, and Sabina and her Swiss lover, Gerhart. Controlled by day, Tereza's jealousy awakens by night, transformed into ineffably sad death-dreams, while Tomas, a successful surgeon, alternates loving devotion to the dependent Tereza with the ardent pursuit of other women. Sabina, an independent, free-spirited artist, lives her life as a series of betrayals, whereas her lover, the intellectual Franz, loses all because of his earnest goodness and fidelity.
Subject: Surgeons > Czechoslovakia > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Czechoslovakia > Fiction.
Foreign films.
Genre: Feature films.

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