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The farewell party

Author: Milan Kundera; Peter Kussi
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
Series: Archives of Czechs and Slovaks Abroad.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American editionView all editions and formats
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Klima, a famous jazz trumpeter receives a phone call from a young nurse with whom he spent a brief night. She tells him she is pregnant and that he is the father of the unborn child. So begins a chain of events which unfolds over the next five days. Klima's beautiful jealous wife, the nurse's jealous boyfriend, a fanatical gynaecologist, a rich American and an elderly political prisoner who is holding a farewell  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milan Kundera; Peter Kussi
ISBN: 0394496604 9780394496603
OCLC Number: 2296986
Notes: Translation of Valčík na rozloučenou.
Description: 209 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Archives of Czechs and Slovaks Abroad.
Other Titles: Valčík na rozloučenou.
Responsibility: by Milan Kundera ; translated from the Czech by Peter Kussi.

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Klima, a famous jazz trumpeter receives a phone call from a young nurse with whom he spent a brief night. She tells him she is pregnant and that he is the father of the unborn child. So begins a chain of events which unfolds over the next five days. Klima's beautiful jealous wife, the nurse's jealous boyfriend, a fanatical gynaecologist, a rich American and an elderly political prisoner who is holding a farewell party are all drawn into this black comedy.

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