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Slowness

CD - unabridged
(3 CDs)
Product Number: CDS240
Released: 01 May, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471229657
Narrator(s): Richmond Hoxie
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

Disconcerted and enchanted, Slowness takes place on a midsummer's night in which two tales of seduction, separated by more than 200 years, interweave and oscillate between the sublime and the comic. Underlying this libertine fantasy is a profound meditation on contemporary life: about the secret bond between slowness and memory, about the connection between our era's desire to forget and the way we have given ourselves over to the demon of speed.

Author(s): Milan Kundera
Original Publish Date: 01 May, 2013

Professional reviews

"Original French title: La Lenteur All adaptations of the Work for film, theatre, television and radio are strictly prohibited. Milan Kundera's lightest novel, Slowness is also the first of this author's fictional works to have been written in French ‘One of the best novelists alive’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Audacity, wit, and sheer brilliance’ NY TIMES BOOK REVIEW ‘Paradoxically, Slowness… is the fastest paced of Kundera's novels as well as the most accessible’ BOSTON GLOBE"

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