The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Part 2, Chapters 23-29 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapters 23-29 Summary

While in previous war crimes the Russian empire had operated under a shadow of anonymity, during the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia, there are many photographs taken. Tereza roams the streets taking pictures of tanks, Russian soldiers, and the violence against the Czech people. The beginning of the invasion is a wild time, where young girls run up to stoic Russian soldiers and kiss them to see their astonished reactions. Tereza captures all of this on film.

Tereza tries to sell some of her photographs in Switzerland to an illustrated weekly, but they are not interested, despite the beauty of the shots. The editor accepts a portfolio of images from a nude beach from another photographer. He tells Tereza that they are "completely different from your pictures." Tereza looks at the pictures and regards the nudist beach photos as the same as her...

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