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 / The Adventures of the Good Soldier Svejk by Jaroslav Hasek, , available at Book. Las aventuras del buen soldado Svejk by Jaroslav Hasek, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Or so I found, at any rate. While perusing Svejk was interesting in a historical sense, unfortunately I ended up not finding it as enjoyable as I had hoped.

The regiment is soon transferred to Bruck an der Leithaa town on the border between Austria and Hungary.

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

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. 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.

Solfado from Las aventuras del 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 book.

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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: It just came to me, a joke with him that I heard: It was pretty clever and the jokes and stories were pretty good. 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.


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There’s a freedom there which not even Socialists have ever dreamed of. For students of the period or the region there is plenty of interest here.

By then it was beginning to pall and there was still pages to go.

Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. After svejj certified insane he is transferred to a madhouse, before being ejected. Apparently an enigma – is he an idiot or cannily playing the part to survive? Retrieved from ” https: I feel it has way too many lapses and potential points of boredome to be a reliably liked by anyone as a recommended book. He is also promoted to company orderly.

Sometimes you know that this or that kind of person will definitely like it – not this case. The novel is set during World War I in Austria-Hungarya multi-ethnic empire full of long-standing ethnic tensions.

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”.


Wikiquote has quotations related to: I thought I was going to love it, obviously. While I understand Hasek’s influence on later Eastern European writers and this book is therefore mildly interesting from a bueen perspective, this isn’t a book to be read for entertainment in the 21st century.

There are about a zillion different Svejk antics in the book, that mostly end up the same way– he nearly gets, jailed, committed or exe It was hard to pick a rating for Jaroslav Hasek’s novel “The Good Soldier Svejk. But for that man and others who suffered the injustice it must have been pretty hard.

Was gamely zvejk along with this until the why is it inevitable? The novel is also the subject of an svjk operetta by Peter Gammond.

Las aventuras del buen soldado Svejk / The Adventures of the Good Soldier Svejk

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? For about the first pages or so. View all 4 comments.