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The unbearable lightness of being by Milan Kundera

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Published by HarperPerennial in New York .
Written in English


  • Man-woman relationships -- Fiction,
  • Love stories

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Edition Notes

StatementMilan Kundera ; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. ;
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16763458M
ISBN 100060914653

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