REVIEW: Milan Kundera's 'The Festival of Insignificance'
In all of his books, Milan Kundera manages to exasperatingly combine immense readability with the sense that what is being read is of great worth. Even if you have no bloody clue what that worth is. But Kundera is an author you must allow to wash over you. Then you’ve got to start thinking. Hard. The Festival of Insignificance is no different in this respect, and despite – or in spite of – its title, Kundera seems keen to play games with that reader who sets out on a quest fo