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He also wrote some 1, short stories. Had it been given a good edit for length and content, I probably would have enjoyed it more.

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. While perusing Svejk was interesting in a historical sense, unfortunately I ended up not finding it as enjoyable as I had hoped. This wasn’t my sort of book. CS1 Czech-language sources cs Articles containing Czech-language text Articles that link to foreign-language Wikisources Interlanguage link template link number Commons category link is on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata using P Who knew that a well-respected classic comic novel could be so bloody tedious?

Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk

The author was an anarchist and the book was a seemingly incoherent mess which actually concealed a definite svfjk structure. At the National Theater, with a great comedy actor in the lead role: I enjoyed what I read, but never loved it — the humor reminded me, more than anything else, of PG Wodehouse. 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 into one of his innumerable tales sbejk 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 buem of this.


Which made me realize something though The novel also deals with broader anti-war themes: He drinks a lot when he has the chance, which had been almost always before the Great War.

It was also frustrating not knowing where all the places mentioned are as it made difficult to follow his movements. Was gamely going along with this until the why svejo it inevitable? But I for one, am glad that Heller transmitted whatever he saw in Svejk to me in a way that could blow my teenage mind forever in his own evejk.

He is also promoted to company orderly. Hasek’s point about the futility of war is amply illustrated and there is a good bit of humor in the story.

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

soldaod Satireblack comedy. There is little development of plot or character. I felt like that was good preparation You can crawl naked on the floor, howl like a jackal, rage and bite. Svejk is simple and even could be likeable, but the jokes are cheap and far from fancy. Despite the many lavish descriptions of how to fight bureaucracy w 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 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.

By then it was beginning to pall and there was still pages to go. But then he does seem thick. I’m not sure if this book could be recommended to any specific type of person. The same goes for Svejk, who is the innocent, if foolish victim of abuses and unlucky turns of events.

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This page solcado last edited on 8 Novemberat I feel it has way too many lapses and potential points of boredome to be a reliably liked by anyone as a recommended book.

Please change cover 7 38 Dec 29, His long winded stories which drive the other characters to distraction are rarely funny and your sympathy is more often with whoever is listening.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It could be that the humour was too straightforward in Svejk. For about the first pages or so. At Prague’s NATO summit ina man dressed as the Good Soldier and using Svejk’s typical crutches to support himself, appeared at an anti-alliance protest, shouting at zvejk top of his voice: Also like Catch, there are too many characters, and the absurdist tone starts out entertaining but grows tiresome.


Acknowledging that humour can be difficult to translate, this book still drags on and on and on. And, by the way, I could not manage to read a whole Don Quixote as well.

The Good Soldier Švejk – Wikipedia

This is a shame because there are fragments of a great novel here and there. 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. It is the most translated novel of Czech literature bue languages in