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The Art of the Novel

CD - unabridged
(4 CDs)
Product Number: CX2400
Released: 01 Feb, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471285783
Narrator(s): Graeme Malcolm
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

In this collection of essays, Kundera examines the work of such important and diverse figures as Rabelais, Cervantes, Sterne, Diderot, Flaubert, Tolstoy, and Musil. He is especially penetrating on Hermann Broch, and his exploration of the world of Kafka's novels vividly reveals the comic terror of Kafka's bureaucratized universe. Kundera's discussion of his own work includes his views on the role of historical events in fiction, the meaning of action, and the creation of character in the post-psychological novel.

Author(s): Milan Kundera
Original Publish Date: 01 Feb, 2015

Professional reviews

"‘Milan Kundera is probably the most interesting writer alive’ ALAIN DE BOTTON ‘Kundera’s writing is lucid, severe, ironical and concentrated.’ OBSERVER ‘A thought-provoking collection’ SUNDAY TIMES Original French title: 'L'art du Roman All adaptations of the Work for film, theatre, television and radio are strictly prohibited."

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