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The Joke Faber Modern Classics

by Milan Kundera

Modern and Classic Literary Fiction The Evergreens

The Joke Faber Modern Classics Synopsis

'It is impossible to do justice here to the subtleties, comedy and wisdom of this very beautiful novel. The author of The Joke is clearly one of the best to be found anywhere.' Salman Rushdie, Observer

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The Joke Faber Modern Classics Press Reviews

'Kundera is the saddest, funniest and most lovable of authors.' The Times

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ISBN: 9780571326266
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571326266
Publication date: 4th August 2016
Author: Milan Kundera
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: Literary Fiction, The Evergreens,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Milan Kundera

The French-Czech novelist Milan Kundera was born in the Czech Republic and has lived in France since 1975. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed and bestselling novels The Joke, Life is Elsewhere, The Farewell Waltz, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves -- all originally in Czech. His more recent novels , Slowness, Identity, and Ignorance, as well as his nonfiction works, The Art of the Novel, Testaments Betrayed, The Curtain, and Encounter, were originally written in French.

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