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Immortality (Perennial Classics)

Immortality (Perennial Classics)
Author: Milan Kundera
ISBN 13: 9780060932381
ISBN 10: 60932384
Edition: 1st HarperPerennial Ed
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Publication Date: 1999-10-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $14.99

Milan Kundera's sixth novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman to her swimming instructor, a gesture that creates a character in the mind of a writer named Kundera. Like Flaubert's Emma or Tolstoy's Anna, Kundera's Agnes becomes an object of fascination, of indefinable longing. From that character springs a novel, a gesture of the imagination that both embodies and articulates Milan Kundera's supreme mastery of the novel and its purpose; to explore thoroughly the great, themes of existence.

Washington Post Book World

Ingenious, witty, provocative and formidably intelligent, both a pleasure and a challenge to the reader.