Milan Kundera’s Czech Citizenship Is Restored After 40 Years

Milan Kundera is seen with his wife Vera Hrabankov in Prague in 1973, two years before they emigrated.

The author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being saw his books banned and citizenship revoked in 1979. Exiled in Paris, Kundera began writing his novels in French.

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