This dark farce of a novel, set in an old-fashioned Central Euroepean spa town, eight characters swept up in an accelerating dance: a pretty nurse ...Show synopsisThis dark farce of a novel, set in an old-fashioned Central Euroepean spa town, eight characters swept up in an accelerating dance: a pretty nurse and her repairman boyfriend; an oddball gynecologist; a rich Amrican (at once saint and Don Juan); a popular trumpeter and his beautiful, obsessively jealous wife; an unillusioned former political prisoner about to leave his country and his young woman ward.Perhaps the most brilliantly plotted and sheerly entertaining of Milan Kundera's novels, Farewell Waltz poses the most serious questions with a blasphemous lightness that makes us see that the modern world has deprived us even of the right to tragedy.Hide synopsis
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