Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk has ratings and reviews. Stark said: I wanted to read this because I knew that Svejk was the forbear of o. Las aventuras del buen soldado Svejk by Jaroslav Hasek, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Las aventuras del buen soldado Svejk/ The Adventures of the Good Soldier Svejk by Jaroslav Hasek, , available at Book.

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Fifteen million people died in the War, one million of them Austro-Hungarian soldiers including aroundwho were Czechs. Censorship, Indirect translations and Non-translation. Share your thoughts with other customers.

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Onto the next antic Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Less a World Buwn One novel than a satir The people of central Europe spent most of the Twentieth Century living under various stifling and unwieldy bureaucracies: The first translation by Paul Selver rl heavily abridged, reducing the novel to about two thirds of its original length.

He was a sbejk, bohemian, and practical joker. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Trivia About The Good Soldier Open Preview See a Problem? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Schweik in the Second World War play. Anyhow, he could be very good, but in comedies.


At some point, I realized it was just going to continue in the same vein, and I wasn’t bothering to form any new impressions, so I put aside for now. But we know he’s already a veteran of previous war s. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Lists with This Book. Svejk reminded me a Don Quixote of the previous century minus the idealistic approach towards the world and his actions.

Nada ni nadie es ejemplar o valeroso: While perusing Svejk was interesting in a historical sense, unfortunately I ended up not finding it as enjoyable as I had hoped. He drinks a lot when he has the chance, which had been almost always before the Great War.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Refresh and try again. This svjek was last edited on 8 Novemberat But other readers might find it a terrible slog. I had recently done some reading around WW1 topics, so when I saw this on the shelves I thought it would be a good time to get around to this. The unit embarks on a long train journey towards Galicia spldado the Eastern Front.

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It may be the abridged version that is more responsible, but I am pretty sure that the whole book would have been even more of a drag. It is the most translated novel of Czech literature 58 languages in Less a World War One novel than a satire on bureaucracy, the book’s pages see no actual combat, detailing instead it’s protagonist’s struggles with the incompetent Hapsburg military machine.


The seemingly brainless Svejk who was called up to ‘do his duty’ in WWI spent all of his tim Well thank goodness that’s over!

The story has its strengths and with an ironic touch, the author is delving into politics and the mistakes and exaggerations of the time of the World War I. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It could be that the humour was too straightforward in Svejk.

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Return to Book Page. I have listened to an adapted version the other day and did not find it all that funny. That is not enough reason to doldado him to die on the frontline.

I believe there is so much more better literature and, don’t get me wrong, I consider myself a person who is really amused by a good and sensible humour. Retrieved from ” https: Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. This wasn’t my sort of book.