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To him it has no meaning, so he feels uncomfortable when she wears it and doesn’t know why. Only the most naive questions are truly serious. Tereza that’s the woman – I had to look up her name begins to have nightmares that he’s cheating on her and forcing her to watch after finding a letter from a woman in Tomas’s drawer kunder that very thing.

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The narrative does not make much sense, and becomes tedious, especially in a giant mid section of the book. View all 3 comments.

How do you manage to make sex and a Commie invasion boring. And so I did. I felt as if the book’s characters and those of the Artistic reading audience are the type of people who get intellectually stimulated and artistically ecstatic over the discovery of a genital hair floating in a glass of water during the eating a bowl of soup which had been served dreamlike lekkossc a deformed undefinable person dressed in colorful wallpaper remnants, hands smelling of poop, thinking this is some kind of intellectualized romantic Art significance.

I have read this book two or three times because people around me love it, and every time I get the sense that it was written by either a fifteen-year old boy or a narcissistic sociopath with a real knack for language. It knows no conflicts, no hair-raising scenes; it knows no development.


The only thing worse than attributing human traits to an animal, is ending a book with something as depressing as a long and emotional description of an animal dying and the devastating effect of the death on its owners. Yes No Report this. Although I have not had the pleasure of reading Karenina yet, I am very familiar with Tolstoy’s works and I understand he too was quite insensitive to women’s needs and tended to be self-focused.

Tomas, the polite but prodigious womanizer who is one of five main characters in the book, is of the latter variety. Please let me know if anyone feels the same and has other like suggestions? Since this is strictly subjective rating, I’d say that I wasn’t very fond of the characters. It’s not really a spoiler and it sums up a lot of my problems with the misogynist angle of the book. It was about a relationship between two unlikeable people.

I’m not certain how much was lost in the translation, but the prose style was still lovely. View all 25 comments. You tried to illustrate the unbearable lightness of being by writing a book which is full of brain fluff and unbearably light.

Tomas’s agenda complies with that but pretty understandable he did not succeed to convince poor Teresa with this: A good Europop lit-fic offering—a bit outmoded now, like Snap! Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb – his left foot. Books by Milan Kundera. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. First, her extreme anxiety, second, his being turned on by her bloody self-abuse and torture.

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Add the first question. For truly, a great many things were heavier than bieznosna wall, such as a train, or Saturn. From what I have been able to suss out by people who have finished ‘Being’ and willing to explain or able to explain, many readers find the Romance of Tereza and Tomas heartrending and epic. The Actors, director and all involved in this production should be very proud. I’m glad something moved me to return to these pages for it really is a supremely beautiful and balanced novel.


Nieznośna lekkość bytu by Milan Kundera (1 star ratings)

I enjoy the exploration of ideas about topics such as why we’re here, or the meaning of love. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Even the serene surroundings and my sensational reading date could not make up for this book.

It’s a great philosophical novel. I have to admit the story did keep me intrigued and curious enough to want to finish it, but overall I didn’t enjoy it.

Nieznośna lekkość bytu

Byty you have to be a philosopher to understand and appreciate this book. Kundera, I don’t care how great an author you are, and I don’t care about the metaphor of lightness, or an olfactory presence as real as the senses can ever confirm and yet as insubstantial as air and all the weight it brings to bear on a miserable relationship: The movie did not reflect the book very well at all.

The idealist love that the narrator describes, that maybe womanizer Tomas is trying to achieve with all of his mistresses, seem to me naive and impractical: