Laughable Loves

Laughable Loves

Book - 1987
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"Milan Kundera is a master of graceful illusion and illuminating surprise. In one of these stories a young man and his girlfriend pretend that she is a stranger he picked up on the road--only to become strangers to each other in reality as their game proceeds. In another a teacher fakes piety in order to seduce a devout girl, then jilts her and yearns for God. In yet another girls wait in bars, on beaches, and on station platforms for the same lover, a middle-aged Don Juan who has gone home to his wife. Games, fantasies, and schemes abound in all the stories while different characters react in varying ways to the sudden release of erotic impulses"--Back cover.
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1987
New York ; Harper Perennial, 1999
Edition: Revised edition
ISBN: 9780060997038
9780140096910
0140096914
Branch Call Number: FICTION KUNDE...M
Characteristics: 240 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Rappaport, Suzanne - Translator
Notes: This translation was first published in 1974, revised by the author in 1987, and in 1999 once again revised, more extensively, by Aaron Asher in collaboration with the author"--Preliminary pages

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