Listen, Svejk, are you really Gods prize oaf? Humbly report, sir, Svejk 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 Penguins original covers.