The Unbearable Lightness of Being
|Original title||Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí|
|Genre||Philosophical fiction, Magical realism|
68 Publishers (Czech language)
Harper & Row (US)
Faber & Faber (UK)
|1984 (French translation)|
1985 (original Czech)
Published in English
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
|Pages||393 (French 1st edition)|
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Czech: Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí) is a 1984 novel by Milan Kundera, about two women, two men, a dog and their lives in the 1968 Prague Spring period of Czechoslovak history.
The original Czech text was published the following year.