The Book of Laughter and Forgetting - Part VI: The Angels Summary & Analysis

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Part VI: The Angels Summary

Kundera blurs the historical moments of Clementis and Gottwald, Kafta and the President heretofore referred to as the Presdient of Forgetting, Svoboda. He talks about Husak's desire to take over the country and Hubl remarks that you can "liquidate its people" by erasing their memory of their previous culture. He will be jailed six months later for these comments and Kundera's father becomes ill at the same time. Kundera's father is losing his memory and all he has left to say is "That's strange." Eventually, Papa will pass away a few days after he hears Husak making a speech about the importance of children to our future outside his hospital window.

One day, Tamina does not come back to work. The police check her apartment, but they find it tidy and organized with nothing suspicious. Her case...

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