Farewell Waltz

Farewell Waltz

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By (author) Milan Kundera, Translated by Aaron Asher

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  • Publisher: Faber & Faber Fiction
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 196mm x 22mm | 200g
  • Publication date: 3 August 1998
  • ISBN 10: 0571194710
  • ISBN 13: 9780571194711
  • Edition statement: Main
  • Sales rank: 182,388

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Klima, a celebrated jazz trumpeter, receives a phone call announcing that a young nurse with whom he spent a brief night at a fertility spa is pregnant. She has decided he is the father and so begins a comedy which, during five madcap days, unfolds with ever-increasing speed.

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The French-Czech novelist Milan Kundera was born in the Czech Republic and has lived in France since 1975. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed and bestselling novels The Joke, Life is Elsewhere, The Farewell Waltz, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves -- all originally in Czech. His more recent novels , Slowness, Identity, and Ignorance, as well as his nonfiction works, The Art of the Novel, Testaments Betrayed, The Curtain, and Encounter, were originally written in French.