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The Fateful Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk During the World War, Book(s) Three & Four (Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války #3-4)

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This is the last volume of the The Fateful Adventures Of The Good Soldier Švejk During The World War containing Book Three and Book Four. Jaroslav Hašek planned to write six books but passed away before completing Book Four. That is why the book is considered unfinished. Yet, it can be argued the author, under pressure from his deteriorating health, indeed completed his th ...more
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Published by AuthorHouse (first published 1923)
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James Klagge
I was an editorial consultant on this new English translation. Thus I read it--with a microscope, multiple times--before it was published. Not as smooth as, but more faithful and interesting than, the standard Parrott translation.
No doubt Jaroslav Hasek’s favorite way to pass the time was to sit in a pub drinking beer and talking with friends. So it was with his character Josef Svejk. I had the unsurpassed pleasure in 2004 of sitting in the Czech Crown Inn of Lipnice, where Hasek wrote the closi
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OPINIA Z 10 SIERPNIA 2012

1 listopada 2012 zacząłem czytać pierwsze dwa tomy Szwejka, które skończyłem po bardzo długim czasie 24 grudnia tego samego roku. Jeśli chodzi o moje szczegółowe zapamiętywanie dat, to jest to pewien fetysz, lubię sobie wspominać, co i kiedy danego dnia czytałem. Często nawet dzień kończenia tytułu nie jest przypadkowy, a z premedytacją wydłużony, by był bardziej "okrągły" lub "uroczyściejszy". Data rozpoczęcia i ukończenia książki, to dwa wyjątkowe dni w poprzednim roku
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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 ...more
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