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A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

'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.

A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241260036

    May 26, 2016

    Penguin Classics

    784 pages

    RRP $17.99

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