Ignorance by Milan Kundera audiobook

Ignorance: A Novel

By Milan Kundera
Translated from the French by Linda Asher
Read by Richmond Hoxie

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4.34 Hours Unabridged
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A New York Times Notable Book 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."

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Summary

Summary

One of the 2002 New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books for Fiction

A New York Times Notable Book

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."

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Erudite and playful.” New York Times Book Review
“Wonderfully nuanced.” New York Times
“Kundera once more delivers a seductive, intelligent entertainment.”  Washington Post Book World
“Literary excellence … [Kundera’s] irony and wit are…on target, his characters vivid and convincing.”  Los Angeles Times Book Review
“Moving … There is a painful injustice and inequality to memory, which these encounters beautifully illustrate.”  Boston Globe
“Nothing short of masterful.”  Newsweek 

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Author

Author Bio: Milan Kundera

Author Bio: Milan Kundera

Milan Kundera, the Franco-Czech novelist, was born in Brno and has lived in France, his second homeland, for more than twenty years. He is the author of the novels The Joke, Life Is Elsewhere, The Farewell Party, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and Immortality, as well as the short story collection Laughable Loves—all originally written in Czech. Like Slowness, his two earlier nonfiction works, The Art of the Novel and Testaments Betrayed, were originally written in French.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.34
Audience: Adult
Language: English