LIBRARY SHELF: The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

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The Book of Laughter and Forgetting (1981)

ICI Shelf: Paris

First Line: “In February 1948, Communist leader Klement Gottwald stepped out on the balcony of a Baroque palace in Prague to address the hundreds of thousands of his fellow citizens packed into Old Town Square.”

Last Line: “The others listened with interest, their naked genitals staring dully, sadly, listlessly at the yellow sand.”

ICI History: Last Line, Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (07-10-16)

Accession #: ICI-02616

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