Questions tagged [milan-kundera]

Questions about the Czech-born writer Milan Kundera (born 1929) and his works. His best-known works are 'The Joke' (1967), 'The Book of Laughter and Forgetting' (1979) and 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being' (1984). Use this tag with the [czech-literature] tag.

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What does this line mean, about Anna Karenina amounting to false papers?

What does Kundera mean by this line, towards the end of chapter 2 in The Unbearable Lightness of Being? The copy of Anna Karenina under her arm amounted to false papers; it had given Tomas the ...
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Pissing in a sink in The Unbearable Lightness of Being

In Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being, at some point one of the main characters - Thomas, that is a Czech doctor - in the house of one of his lovers decides to piss in the sink. The ...