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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Part 6, Chapter 19

By Milan Kundera

Part 6, Chapter 19

  • A German pop singer comforts the American actress. In order to get a better picture of the scene, the photographer moves off the road and into the rice field.
  • In doing so, he hits a minefield and his body explodes all over the parade.
  • The flag the marchers have been carrying is covered in blood, and the march members are filled with a strange pride.
  • They continue on.