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The Joke, a book review or how Milan Kundera fails in his portrayal of women

Reading ‘The Joke’ was not the most enjoyable way to spend my time. The novel was a massive disappointment, as I generally love Kundera’s work, including ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being’ and ‘The Book of Laughter and Forgetting’. However, ‘The … Continue reading

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Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

“I once had a girl or should I say, she had me once…/ She showed me her room, isn’t it good, Norwegian wood?” (Norwegian Wood, The Beatles) When Toru Watanabe hears these lyrics by The Beatles on a plane to … Continue reading

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Review: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera

A book about love and infidelity, a book about the nature of ‘Being’, a book filled with philosophical speculation, a book where tragedy and comedy go hand in hand, where  no boundaries between love and hate, between lightness and weight, … Continue reading

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