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Bachura Scandal and Other Stories and Sketches
Jaroslav Hasek was a humorist and satirist of rare order long before he wrote his celebrated novel, The Good Soldier Schweik. This selection of 32 pre-1914 stories of Prague life--most were translated into English for the first time in this collection--revels in the twisted logic of politics and bureaucracy in the Czech capital which was also an Austrian provincial city.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Angel Books
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Jaroslav Hašek (April 30, 1883 – January 3, 1923) was a Czech humorist, satirist, writer and anarchist best known for his novel "The Good Soldier Švejk" (Czech: Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války), an unfinished collection of farcical incidents about a soldier in World War I and a satire on the ineptitude of authority figures, which has been translated into sixty languages. He also wrote ...moreMore about Jaroslav Hašek...