Set in 1914 in Czechoslowakie at the end of the Austro Hungarian Empire. Jaroslav Hasek was a satirical genius in the Cz language.
“The good soldier Svejk” is the most translated Cz novel into 60 languages! It follows the life and fortunes of Josef Svejk, a dog thief and lover of life, forced to conscript for the First World War against Russia. The Cz battalion travels across Hungary and into Southern Ukraine and Poland .