The Joke by Milan Kundera 1st / 1st 1983
This is a first edition and first print published by Faber and Faber in London 1983. This copy is near fine. The jacket is clean and does not have any foxing. There is slight browning and wear to the corners of the jacket. The text block has very light browning and foxing. This copy has not been price clipped. There are not any previous owners ink marks. Overall, this copy is in a near fine condition.
Milan Kundera's first novel, The Joke, was initially published four and a half decades ago but stands the test of time as a great, tragic story of what happens when ordinary people, trying to live ordinary lives, are caught up in a political system that drains them of their humanity.