Immortality

A Novel

by Milan Kundera

On Sale: 04/25/2023

Immortality

A Novel

by Milan Kundera

On Sale: 04/25/2023

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About the Book

"Ingenious witty provocative and formidably intelligent, both a pleasure and a challenge to the reader." — Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World

Milan Kundera's sixth novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman to her swimming instructor, a gesture that creates a character in the mind of a writer named Kundera. Like Flaubert's Emma or Tolstoy's Anna, Kundera's Agnès becomes an object of fascination, of indefinable longing. From that character springs a novel, a gesture of the imagination that both embodies and articulates Milan Kundera's supreme mastery of the novel and its purpose: to explore thoroughly the great themes of existence.

Critical Praise

"Ingenious witty provocative and formidably intelligent, both a pleasure and a challenge to the reader." — Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World

"Brilliantly mordant...beautifully translated...strong and mesmerizing." — New York Times

"Inspired Kundera's most brilliantly imagined novel...A book that entrances, beguiles and charms us from first page to last." — Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063290655
  • ISBN 10: 0063290650
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • On Sale: 04/25/2023
  • Pages: 368
  • List Price:11.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Classics
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Contemporary Women

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