The Joke (Rating: 3.66 - 2602 votes)The Joke - Read Online or Download The Joke by Moh Nurrofiq Book For Free. Available forma: PDF, TXT , ePub , PDB , RTF, Audio Books Milan Kundera full text books
|Publisher||:||Faber and Faber|
|Number of Pages||:||371|
|Category||:||Fiction, Czech literature, Literature, Novels, Classics|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Joke All too often this brilliant novel of thwarted love and revenge miscarried has been read for its political implications Now a quarter century after The Joke was first published and several years after the collapse of the Soviet imposed Czechoslovak regime it becomes easier to put such implications into perspective in favor of valuing the book and all Kundera s work as what it truly is great stirring literature that sheds new light on the eternal themes of human existence .
The present edition provides English language readers an important further means toward revaluation of The Joke For reasons he describes in his Author s Note Milan Kundera devoted much time to creating with the assistance of his American publisher editor a completely revised translation that reflects his original as closely as any translation possibly can reflects it in its fidelity not only to the words and syntax but also to the characteristic dictions and tonalities of the novel s narrators The result is nothing less than the restoration of a classic