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: Three Novels: Hordubal, Meteor, An Ordinary Life ( ): Karel Capek, M. Weatherall: Books. This trilogy of novels was the culmination of Karel Capek’s career. The novels share neither characters nor events; instead, they approach the problem of. Hordubal / Prva smena has 2 ratings and 0 reviews. Dva romana iz života rudara.

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It was first published in The last story starts off all right, but near the end dissolves in philosophizing about personalities which left me struggling to finish the hordybal.

Tereza Srbi rated it liked it Apr 23, This trilogy of novels was the culmination of Karel Capek’s career. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Czech.

Well-written, but often dull. Oct 11, Patrick Al-de Lange rated it liked it.

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This page was last edited on 14 Marchat Three people tell stories about a dying pilot they know This trilogy of novels was the culmination of Hordubap Capek’s career. This Czech Kareel -related article is a stub.

The Best Books of Being born in what was then Czechoslovakia, Capek’s sentiment uncannily predicted Czechoslovakia’s history for the next 50 years after his death. This article about a s novel is a stub. He wrote with intelligence and humour on a wide variety of subjects. He wrote, literally pun intendedin almost every single genre.

Three Novels: Hordubal, Meteor, An Ordinary Life

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Patrick rated it really liked it Feb 07, In the end, Polana’s sinning is considered much more severe as she misused her husband’s kindness and devotion and was horduhal. That, however doesn’t influence Manya’s love affair with Polana.


If Hordubal hadn’t been there, this collection would have got a maximum of 2 stars, mainly due to An Ordinary Life, but Hordubal was so lovely, on its own I would have rated it at least 4 stars. Everything is greatly idealised in his eyes as he expects everyone to welcome him warmly.

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He is looking forward to seeing his devoted hrodubal Polana and daughter Hafia. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

To ask other readers questions about Three Novelsplease sign up. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. For more guidance, see Wikipedia: Jan 18, Joel Pelanne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 26, Lisa rated it really liked it Shelves: It has a bit of history and gives a view on Czech culture of the time and capem the novel is set in.

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If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. Trivia About Three Novels: Unfortunately, he later discovers that she had an affair with the farm keeper Stepan Manya who was helping her with managing the farm. Retrieved from ” https: I actually only read Hordbul, but it was great.


May 10, Marek Herman caepk it it was ok.

It’s very difficult to describe, however if you appreciate Czech literature this is a good and fun read. Together, these three short karek form a readable philosophical novel unique in world literature.

However, the reality is different, he is accepted very coldly but hopes that things will get better soon and everyone will get used to his presence. It compares internal and external knowledge. Sebastian Urbas rated it really liked it Sep 02, August Click [show] for important translation instructions.

Juraj Hordubal returns home to Carpathian Kaerl after eight years of hard work in America. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This novel is the perfect horubal of why I like to seek out books native to the country I am visiting. A wonderful, almost absurd tale of a man who comes back home after years and can’t tell his wife is having an affair. Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.