Book :: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being
By: Milan Kundera
Pages: 314
Published: 1984
Genre(s): Czech Republic
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A tale of two couples--Tomas and Teresa, and Sabina and Gerhart--as they struggle with their identities, complex relationships with each other, and the feelings about the political situation in post-war Czechoslovakia.

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The moments of pondering are better than the story according to me.

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This wasn't what I thought it would be--I had a hard time at first and then really enjoyed the later part immensely.

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