“Being in a foreign country means walking a tightrope high above the ground without the net afforded a person by the country where he has his family, colleagues, and friends, and where he can easily say what he has to say in a language he has known since childhood.”
translated by Michael Henry Heim
3 thoughts on “from The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera”
I’m reading this book right now, what a coincidence!
Great book. And the film based on it is pretty good, too.
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