Ignorance: A Novel by Milan KunderaIgnorance: A Novel by Milan Kundera

Ignorance: A Novel

byMilan Kundera

Paperback | September 30, 2003

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Irena and Josef meet by chance while returning to their homeland, which they had abandoned twenty years earlier. Will they manage to pick up the thread of their strange love story, interrupted almost as soon as it began and then lost in the tides of history? The truth is that after such a long absence "their memories no longer match."

The Franco-Czech novelist Milan Kundera was born in Brno and has lived in France, his second homeland, since 1975. He is the author of the novels The Joke, Life Is Elsewhere, Farewell Waltz, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves—all origin...
Title:Ignorance: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:September 30, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060002107

ISBN - 13:9780060002107


Rated 4 out of 5 by from For an immigrant Breath-taking novel :) If you ever had to leave your home to immigrate then you feel nostalgic about your return many years later, this book is for you. I love the writier.
Date published: 2017-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kundera fan here! Most people have heard of his other more popular books, but this one is my absolute favorite! A must read, especially for immigrants, or children of immigrants.
Date published: 2016-11-25

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