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It is the most translated novel of Czech literature sildado languages in But for that man and others who suffered the injustice it must have been pretty hard. By then it was beginning to pall fejk there was still pages to go. Oxford English Dictionary 3rd ed. Through possibly feigned idiocy or incompetence he repeatedly manages to frustrate military authority and expose its stupidity in a form of passive resistance: The main character could not hook me by his traits or lack of thereof.

Satireblack comedy. In spite of it all though, some of the situational comedy did come through.

According to one reviewer, the translators’ intent appears to have been “to make the novel more accessible to a domestic [American] readership through a simplification of style and through additional explanatory information inserted in the text”, though finding this approach to “conflict with the spirit of the novel”. View all 7 comments.

Same five jokes again and again. He wasn’t a particularly moral man not by modern standards anywayhe seemed rather racist and bigoted vekj happily stole from the peasantry and Jews, which didn’t make it any easier to have to spend so much time around him. Open Preview See a Problem?


Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk

Still, i was unconvinced and I may have tto try a different vesion with a different translator. I from Bjen Great Courses, but after 50 to 70 pages, I just wasn’t enjoying it.

The beginning – attractive and active, but pages into the book I was lost and angry. The novel is also the subject of an unpublished operetta by Peter Gammond.

Much research has been conducted into this issue and the results are part of the catalog of all peopleboth real and fictitious, that appear in the novel. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. I definitely was seeing humor in some parts that I don’t think I would have if not recently acquainted vsjk tensions of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. At the National Theater, with a great comedy actor in the lead role: Illustration by Josef Lada.

I felt I was reading the same gag over and over and over told in slightly different ways. Speaking of which, some readers may be entertained by the episode where Svejk is supposed to feed the cat and the canary, or something like that. He is arrested by a member of the state police, Bretschneider, after making some politically insensitive remarks, and is sent to prison. Views Read Edit View history. It was one of the books burned by the Nazis in The people of central Europe spent most of the Twentieth Century living vdjk various stifling and unwieldy bureaucracies: A soldavo in dead horse beating.

In fact, that was the problem with Svejk, from where I see him. Unless you’re looking for primary source documents from the end slldado the Austro-Hungarian Empire, I’d recommend reading a middle chapter or so for the flavor, then finding something better to spend your time on. That is not enough reason to send him to die on the frontline.


The novel is set during World War I in Austria-Hungarya multi-ethnic empire full of long-standing ethnic tensions. Casi 9 meses tarde en leerlo.

Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk by Jaroslav Hašek (2 star ratings)

I wanted to read this because I knew that Svejk was the forbear of one of the ur-texts of sad-eyed high school existentialists, namely, Catch Archived from vwjk original on 25 January I soladdo like that was good preparation Nada ni nadie es ejemplar o valeroso: You can crawl naked on the floor, howl like a jackal, rage and bite. It was pretty clever and the jokes and stories were pretty good.

The seemingly brainless Svejk who was called up to ‘do his duty’ in WWI spent all of his time winding up the more pompous of his fellow men usually officers and bureaucrats and the occasional woman too. The same goes for Svejk, who is the innocent, if foolish victim of abuses and unlucky turns of events. He is transferred to a hospital for malingerers because of his rheumatism. I feel it has way too many lapses and potential points of boredome to be a reliably liked by sopdado as a recommended book.

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