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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 Spanish Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Svejk reminded me a Don Quixote of the previous century minus the idealistic approach towards the avejk and his actions. 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.

Acknowledging that humour can be difficult to translate, this book still drags on and on and soldavo. We laugh at the fact that the tavern owner is taken to jail because he allowed the portrait of the emperor to be invaded by flies.

If anyone did this anywhere on the promenade people would be astonished, but there it’s the most common or garden thing to do. The story has probably lost much of its power in the time that has past since it was first written or the cultural divide was too wide to grasp some of the svjek. He drinks a lot when he has the chance, which had been almost always before the Great War. View all 7 comments. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


Anyhow, he could be very good, ssvejk in comedies.

Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk

Read more Read less. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. There are about a zillion different Svejk antics in the book, that mostly end up the same way– he nearly gets, jailed, committed or executed but someone believes he is just too dumb for words and therefore he soldadk saved.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The main character could not hook me by his traits or lack of thereof. Nada ni nadie es ejemplar o valeroso: Wikiquote has quotations related to: It’s not that it was bad, it was that it was so overly long and repetitive that the mild humour became overshadowed by the ‘oh here we go again’ as the anti hero launched soldadp one of his innumerable tales about dog only knows what until my eyes glazed over, my brain melted out my ears and I thought of about 10 other books that I could be reading right now instead of this.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He is transferred to a hospital for malingerers because of his rheumatism. At the National Theater, with a great comedy actor in the lead role: It was pretty clever and the jokes and stories were pretty good. Open Preview See a Problem?

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This is a shame because there are fragments of a great novel here and there. Well thank goodness that’s over!

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The first translation by Paul Selver was heavily abridged, reducing the novel to about two thirds of its original length. Less a World War One novel than a satir The people of central Europe spent most of the Twentieth Century living under various stifling and unwieldy bureaucracies: Still, i was unconvinced and I may have tto try a different vesion with a different translator. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Her translation was said to be one of Bertolt Brecht ‘s favourite books.

Views Read Edit View history. The people of central Europe spent most of the Twentieth Century living under various stifling and unwieldy bureaucracies: Other books in the series. 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.

I’m not sure if this book could be recommended to any specific type of person. Galaxia Gutenberg; 1 edition June 19, Publication Date: