The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Summary
Milan Kundera

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The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Summary

Throughout the novel, the theme of laughter, memories and the past are explored in a variety of vignettes that cover these themes in different manners. Through the main character Tamina and the other sub-characters, these concepts are analyzed and interpreted through the character's actions, thoughts and impulses.

The novel begins with a man named Clementis leaving his fur hat on a political colleague's head, which later becomes the only symbol that he ever...

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