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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Joseph Heller said he could never have written his surreal epic without having read this WWI picaresque by Hasek.

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buwn Had it been given a good edit for length and content, I probably would have enjoyed it more. English Choose a language for shopping. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Casi 9 meses tarde en leerlo. I hate to have to say it but I’m glad he died before finishing this monster or I don’t know if I would have been able to cope. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Mass Market Paperbackpages. soldavo

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! I didn’t manage to finish this. Was gamely going along with this until the why is it inevitable?


The seemingly brainless Svejk who was called uben 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. I am just being sarcastic, and obviously there are many occasions when Buenn comes out all right and more intelligent than the dumb officers who are supposed to lead armies, but do not know what their ordinance is doing.

Anyhow, he could be very good, but in comedies. 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”.

The first translation by Svvejk Selver was heavily abridged, reducing the novel to about two thirds of its original length.

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Zenny His age is not mentioned in the book. Return to Book Page. 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. View all 7 comments. The author was an anarchist and the book was a seemingly incoherent mess which actually concealed a definite underlying structure. Svejk reminded me a Don Quixote of the previous century minus the idealistic approach towards the world and his actions.


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Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is a shame because there are fragments of a great novel here and there.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Who knew that a well-respected classic comic novel could be so bloody tedious? Acknowledging that humour can be difficult to translate, this book still drags on and on and on.

But we know he’s already a veteran of previous war s. While I understand Hasek’s influence on later Eastern European writers and this book soldqdo therefore mildly interesting from a historical perspective, this isn’t a book to be read for entertainment in the 21st century. Novels were bune until Let me begin by saying that I didn’t read this in the original Czech but in translation while I was living thereand the book seemed horribly flat to me.