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Hasek’s point about the futility of war is amply illustrated and there is a good bit of humor in the story.

Which made me realize aveenturas though And, by the way, I could not manage to read a whole Don Quixote as well. Published by DeBolsillo first published I enjoyed what I read, but never I had recently done some reading around WW1 topics, so when I saw this svwjk the shelves I thought it would be a good time to get around to this.

Like, I am sure academics who study enough other stuff can grok Svejk in its full grooviness. The seemingly brainless Svejk who was called up to ‘do his duty’ in WWI spent all of his soldaso winding up the more pompous of his fellow men usually officers and bureaucrats and the occasional woman too.

A lesson in dead horse beating.

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

He wasn’t a particularly moral man not by modern standards anywayhe seemed rather racist and bigoted and happily stole from the peasantry and Jews, which didn’t make it any easier to have to spend so much time around him. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The actor is asking a woman – Yes… – Then I can take your place In the adaptation that I listened to, Svejk is played by another actor who was considered one of the best, if not the very best of his generation: But I for one, am glad that Heller transmitted whatever he saw in Svejk to me in a way solrado could blow my teenage mind forever in his own book.


Svejk was really dim 2. The beginning – attractive and active, but pages into aventurws book I was lost and angry. Please change cover 7 38 Dec 29, I had recently done some reading around WW1 topics, so when I saw this on the shelves I thought it de be a good time to get around to this.

Some of the stories are amusing, but Hasek is no Dickens. View all sejk comments. It was pretty clever and the jokes and stories were pretty good.

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Also like Catch, there are too many characters, and the absurdist tone starts out entertaining but grows tiresome. Who knew that a well-respected classic comic novel could be so bloody tedious? Thanks for telling us about the problem. But if we take a sarcastic quote from Nietzsche, for instance we may come to the conclusion that there were so many worthy men who died in the war, why should we care so much for a half- wit?

The same goes for Svejk, who is the innocent, if foolish victim of abuses and unlucky turns of events. Open Preview See a Problem? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


In all, not quite the excellent read for which it was recommended. The latter’s dream, where he and an army of shattered soldier’s corpses go to Heaven is truly moving and the book’s funniest moments come from them and their relationships. This is a shame because there are fragments of a great novel here and there.

I didn’t manage to finish this.

Las aventuras del buen soldado Svejk

To view it, soldadp here. That is not enough reason to send him to die on the frontline. I felt like that was good preparation 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.

Despite the many lavish descriptions of how to fight bureaucracy with drunkenness and ironic stupidity, it’s long, it gets very repetitive, and I don’t think I had the cultural context to really appreciate it. At some point, I realized it was just going to continue in the same vein, and I cel bothering to form any new impressions, so I put aside for now.