TITLE

The Incredible Lightness

AUTHOR(S)
Baranczak, Stanislaw
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;9/09/96, Vol. 215 Issue 11, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book "Slowness," by Milan Kundera and translated by Linda Asher.
ACCESSION #
9608277924

 

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