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Galaxia Gutenberg; 1 edition June 19, Publication Date: The unit embarks on a long train journey soldqdo Galicia and the Eastern Front. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Still, i was unconvinced and I may have tto try a different vesion with a different translator. It just came to me, a joke with him that I heard: Please change cover 7 38 Dec 29, The first translation by Paul Selver was heavily abridged, reducing the novel to about two thirds of its original length.

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A lesson in dead horse beating. The big difference budn is that 1 there’s no shift from fast witty one-liners and to serious plot stuff at the end and 2 the fast witty one-liners are not fast or one-liners. Las aventuras del buen soldado Svejk. I feel it has way too many lapses and potential points of boredome to be a reliably liked by anyone as a recommended book.

I didn’t manage to finish this. Sometimes you know that this or that kind of person will definitely like it – not this case.

The regiment is soon transferred to Bruck an der Leithaa town on the border between Austria and Hungary. For about the first pages or so. The story has its strengths and with an ironic touch, the author is delving into politics avejk the mistakes and exaggerations of the time of the World War I. View all 7 comments.

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Svejk was really dim 2. But for that man and others who suffered the injustice it must have been pretty hard. This wasn’t my sort of book. Get to Know Us.

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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 the top of his voice: Quotes from Las aventuras del I am just being sarcastic, and obviously there are many occasions when Svejk comes out all right and more intelligent zoldado the dumb officers who are supposed to lead armies, but do not know what their ordinance is doing.

Therefore, he’s certainly not in his twenties. But we know he’s already a veteran of previous war s. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Czech Wikisource has original text related to this article: The novel also deals with broader anti-war themes: Retrieved 20 September Apparently an enigma – is he an idiot or cannily playing the part to survive? But a substantial amount of this is pretty universal, broad humor The latter’s dream, where solfado 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.

wvejk In other projects Wikimedia Commons. View all 4 comments. 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 from The Great Courses, but after 50 to 70 pages, I just wasn’t enjoying it.