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Biography - Milan Kundera:

Czech-born French writer.
Born: 1929
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

Great novels are always a little more intelligent than their authors.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Les grands romans sont toujours un peu plus intelligents que leurs auteurs.

German
Gro├če Romane sind immer ein bisschen intelligenter als ihre Verfasser.




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