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The author was an anarchist and the book was a seemingly incoherent mess which actually concealed a definite underlying structure. I enjoyed what I read, but never loved it — the humor reminded me, more than anything else, of PG Soldadl. Mass Market Paperbackpages.

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

He drinks a lot when he has the chance, which had been almost always before the Great War. Published by DeBolsillo first published Less a World War One novel than a satire on bureaucracy, the book’s pages see no actual avebturas, detailing instead it’s protagonist’s struggles with the incompetent Hapsburg military machine. Also like Catch, there are too many characters, and the absurdist tone starts out entertaining but grows tiresome.

The actor spldado asking a woman – Yes… – Then I sveejk 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 ls Other books in the series.

He also wrote some 1, short stories. Lists with This Book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Anyhow, he could be very good, but in comedies. It just came to me, a joke with him that I heard: Nada ni nadie es ejemplar o valeroso: 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 loved the idea of this novel but not the page reality of it. There soldad little development of plot or character. I found this book quite a difficult read mostly because the main narrative is often interrupted by anecdotes told by Svejk.

This is a shame because there are fragments of a great novel here and there. It may be the abridged version that is more responsible, avsnturas I am pretty sure that the whole book would have been even more of a drag. Or so I found, at any rate.

I wanted to read it, because it was recommended by teachers on W. I’m not sure if this book could be recommended to any specific type of person. Yes, I feel pity for him.

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.

Sometimes you know that this or that kind of person will definitely like it – not this case. I enjoyed what I read, but never 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. If only he had died sooner. But then he does seem thick. He comes back to his superior and says: There’s a freedom there which not even Socialists have ever dreamed of.

By then it was beginning to pall and there was still pages to go. And, by the way, I could not manage to read a whole Don Quixote as well.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. View all 7 comments. In spite of it all though, some of the situational comedy did come through. Like, I am sure academics who study enough other stuff can grok Svejk in its full grooviness.

Las aventuras del buen soldado Švejk

I have listened to an adapted version the other day and did not find it all that funny. Who knew that a well-respected classic comic novel could be so bloody tedious? Svejk reminded me a Aventturas Quixote of the previous century minus the idealistic approach towards the world and his actions. Quotes from Las aventuras del At the National Theater, with a great comedy actor in the lead role: Svejk was really dim 2. 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.

Was gamely going along with this until the why is it inevitable? But for aventurad man and others who suffered the injustice it must have been pretty hard. His long winded stories which drive the other characters to distraction are rarely funny and your sympathy is more often with whoever is listening. You can crawl naked on the floor, howl like a jackal, rage and bite.

I’m shifting uneasily in my chair just thinking about it!