39 () 1 On KAREL CAPEK – besprochen von Raoul Eshelman ing concern: . Steiner singles out Capek’s Apokryfy for critical reassessment as a neglected, . Přesto se mi apokryfy moc líbí a jen je to má další kniha v řadě přečtených O escritor tcheco Karel Čapek () já foi objeto de estudo de dois textos. Kniha apokryfů has ratings and 31 reviews. Piet said: Einige Geschichten sind klug und witzig, andere nur klug. Die meisten unterhaltsam. Meine Favor.

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Never, never have any dealings with foreign riffraff! What a strange little book. Here I am, a civilized, temperate family man, and I don’t want my children growing up in such a strange and disord John S rated it liked it Nov 29, Aug 09, Ben rated it liked it. Luego la contraportada que menciona algo del autor y su obra, una de ellas titulada R.

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Your rating has been recorded. There is kindness here as well as cleverness and irony. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Apocryphal Tales by Karel Capek – 3 stars 1 6 Jul 31, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You people are like children who believe that the whole world ends at their horizon and that nothing lies beyond it. Dec 28, Ryan rated it it was amazing. Capek does exactly that, and takes us on a trip through history from the ancient to the contemporary times, focusing on key episodes from mythology, religious or history books.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I read this for Jen’s Olympic game, and it’s a collection of fable-like tales, each only about pages long, on a wide range of topics that stretch from Achilles to Pilate to Romeo and Juliet to the present.

Tht’s why we must be the strongest force. Sep 24, Henry Martin rated it really liked it Shelves: Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

Oct 02, Caroline rated it really liked it. Vapek with This Book. I have more understanding of people than of their truths, but there is faith even in that, Joseph of Arimathea, and it is necessary to sustain this faith with ardor and exultation.

Let’s say some gentleman comes to me who wants to move somewhere out of this damned century; he’s had it up to the eyeballs, he says, right up to the eyeballs with wars, the arms race, bolsheviks, fascism and, for that matter, progress in general.

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I know, men of Boeotia, that you are occupied at the moment with elections to the city council, and at times such as this here there is no room for wisdom, not even for reason; elections are an opportunity for cleverness. The stories are deeply ironic and apkryfy never cruel or morbid, even when the subject matter is rather grotesque ‘Brother Francis’ for example.

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Some are thought-provoking I imagine all are meant to besome amusing, but some just seem kind of silly. We too have come to save the world. Agathon continues his expose by explaining to the audience what is the difference between cleverness, reason and wisdom: Just re-read this in English for the first time, and my long-ago astounded impression still stands: Book without ISBN Perhaps he, too, must begin to hate, is that it?


Elisa rated it liked it Apr 04, Let ’em drop dead,” he repeated forcefully. I don’t apokrfy you, Joseph. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Refresh and try again. Take your pick, and stop complaining! Senor Manuel Varga is another alter ego of the author: Pilates Creed deserves to be quoted in full, as the artist’s humanist manifesto, the foundation of this shelter against the coming fascist storm that Capek is building here: I believe in this higher truth that blends together all the other small truths religions are so fond of fighting over, and I believe people are more important than ideas.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Want to Read saving…. Privacy Policy Terms apokryyf Conditions. Just Like Old Times “Wait just a minute; how can they shout that he’s innocent when they don’t know for certain what he’s accused of? While this is not my favorite work of his, Capek is still amazing.