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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 4, Chapters 1-6 Summary

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Part 4, Chapters 1-6 Summary

Tereza comes home from work and smells the "sex organs" of another woman in Tomas's hair. Tereza wakes up the next morning and notices Karenin waiting, as he always did. She realizes that one of her greatest joys is waking up to see Karenin. Tomas listens to a broadcast on the radio. The broadcast is of people whom the Communist government has bugged. These tapes reveal the speakers. They are high profile Czech emigrants, using vulgar language to condemn the Soviet Union's occupation of their country. One of those taped is a most beloved figure in Prague, a novelist, named Jan Prochazka. The tapes expose Prochazka and make fun of some of his friends, including Czech leader, Dubcek.

Tereza goes to the sauna on Zofin Island, which is an exclusive treat to the few very fortunate. Tereza is able to go...

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