“Milan Kundera writes in French nowadays… but he has not lost the whimsical Czech sensibility of his earlier works. His characters are still uncertain as to why they exist or whether it was entirely fair of their author to invent them.” — Roger Scruton in Literary Review
The long awaited novel from master storyteller Milan Kundera.
Casting light on the most serious of problems and at the same time saying not one serious sentence; being fascinated by the reality of the contemporary world and at the same time completely avoiding realism - that's The Festival of Insignificance. Kundera is finally and fully realizing his old aesthetic dream in this novel that could easily be viewed as a summation of his whole work.
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