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Ludvik was a dashing, witty, and popular student who supported the Party. La petite bijou Patrick Modiano. Five years in a PC camp — The Joke! Written in Prague and first published in Czechoslovakia inthe novel opens with Ludvik Jahn looking back on the joke that changed his life in the early s.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Since Ludvik believes she is too serious, he writes on the postcard, “Optimism is the opium of mankind! Les mains sales Jean-Paul Sartre. Ultimately he decides that these sorts of jokes and their repercussions are not the fault of the humans who set them in motion, but are really just a matter of historic inevitability.


La Plaisanterie

The novel is composed of many jokes, which have strong effects on the characters. However, his treatment at the hands of his former friends has left him bitter and angry. La vie devant soi Romain Gary. Retrieved 28 October The song’s refrain is, poaisanterie Joke!

La condition humaine Andre Malraux.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Memoires d’une jeune fille rangee Simone de Beauvoir. Other books in this series. Kostka, who has separated himself from the Communist Party due to his Christianityserves as a counterpoint to Ludvik.

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A healthy spirit stinks of stupidity! An opportunity arises when he meets Helena, who is married to Pavel Zemanek, the friend who led the efforts to purge Ludvik from the party. Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In essence this is the second “joke” of the novel.

Although the seduction is successful, things do not quite play out the way Ludvik expects as was the case with his first jokeand he is left once more to sit and think bitter thoughts. Despite the interruption in his career, Ludvik has become a successful scientist.


In a playful mood, he writes a postcard to a girl in his class during their summer break. Archived from the original on 28 October Jaroslav’s joke is the transition away from his coveted Moravian folk lifestyle and appreciation.

Helena serves as Ludvik’s victim and is satirical of the seriousness of party supporters. Ludvik decides p,aisanterie seduce Helena as a means of exacting his revenge.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 22mm Pages plaisantefie import images to Wikidata Articles containing Czech-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Ludvik demonstrates the shortcomings of the party and propels the plot in his search for revenge and redemption.