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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Part 4, Chapter 27

By Milan Kundera

Part 4, Chapter 27

  • The man who calls Tomas's name is about fifty. He's a former patient of Tomas's and a farm-worker. He asks them to have a glass of wine with him.
  • Tereza finds the man to be very kind – a rare find for her. As he talks about his life in the country, she finds the whole thing to be very idyllic.
  • The man describes the pains he sometimes gets in his neck.
  • Tomas writes down the name of a medicine to help the man with the pains in his neck he describes.