Hasek's most important work was centered around the deeply funny story of a hapless Czech soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army -- dismissed for incompetence only to be pressed into service by the Russians in World War I (where he is captured by his own troops). A mischief-maker, bohemian and drunk, Hasek demonstrated his wit in this classic novel of the Czech character and preposterous nature of war.
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Jaroslav HaA ek (1883-1923) Besides this book, the writer wrote more than 2,000 short works, short stories, glosses, sketches, mostly under various pen-names.Language Notes:
Text: English, Czech (translation)
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141184280
Book Description Penguin Classic. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0141184280 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0062970