'Listen, Švejk, are you really God's prize oaf?'
'Humbly report, sir,' Švejk answered solemnly. 'I am!'
Drunkard, malingerer, oaf and possible genius - the story of Czech soldier Svejk and his misadventures in the First World War is one of the most hilarious and subversive satires on war ever written.
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