26 May, 2012

Jaroslav Hasek

Jaroslav Hašek was a Czech humorist, satirist, writer and socialist anarchist, best known for his novel The Good Soldier Švejk, 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 some 1,500 short stories. He was a journalist, bohemian, and practical joker.

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