Genre :: Czech Republic (4 books)

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    #160

    The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    by Milan Kundera

    (7 Reviews)

    126 Points

    "La idea del eterno retorno es misteriosa y con ella Nietzsche dejó perplejo a los demás filósofos...The idea of eternal return is a mysterious one, and Nietzsche has often perplexed other..."

  • The Joke

    #381

    The Joke

    by Milan Kundera

    (1 Review)

    54 Points

    "So here I was, home again after all those years. Standing in the main square (which I had crossed countless times as a child, as a boy, as a young man), I felt no emotion whatsoever; all I could..."

  • The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

    #589

    The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

    by Milan Kundera

    (2 Reviews)

    8 Points

    "In February 1948, the Communist leader Klement Gottwald stepped out on the balcony of a Baroque palace in Prague to harangue hundreds of thousands of citizens massed in Old Town Square."

  • The Good Soldier Svejk

    #605

    The Good Soldier Svejk

    by Jaroslav Hasek

    (1 Review)

    5 Points

    "'And so they've killed our Ferdinand', said the charwoman to Mr Svejk, who had left military service years before, after having been finally certified by an army medical board as an imbecile, and..."