: 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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Perhaps I went into the 2nd and 3rd novel in the wrong frame of mind, but I don’t think so.

Lynx rated it liked it Jan 01, Unfortunately, he later discovers that she had an affair with the farm keeper Stepan Manya who was helping her with managing the farm. Jun 19, Spencer rated it it was amazing.

Hordubal / Prva smena

Three people tell stories about a dying pilot they know almost nothing about; each story is as full of truth as it is devoid of facts. Iva rated it liked it Nov 18, Retrieved from ” https: We had to read this mandatory at school, when compared to other Capek’s book, this one was terribly boring Polana is found guilty of planning the murder and is sentenced to 12 years in prison in spite of being pregnant.


Everything is greatly idealised in hordubla eyes as he expects everyone to welcome him warmly. Looking for uordubal books? For more guidance, see Wikipedia: No trivia or quizzes yet. A wonderful, almost absurd tale of a man who comes back home after years and can’t tell his wife is having an affair. Three novels in one. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: Open Preview See a Problem?

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He is looking forward to seeing his horrubal wife Polana and daughter Hafia. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. All the evidence lead to Manya.

Rossum’s Universal Robots first popularized the word “robot”. The highly religious society detests her for her sins. These novels reflect the mindset of Czechoslovakia during the interwar period quite well: Paperbackpages.

Hordubal / Prva smena by Karel Čapek

Tereza Srbi rated it liked it Apr 23, Kai Weber rated it really liked it Feb 09, We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. As a twist, it ends as a sort of detective story. It was first published in Oct 11, Patrick Al-de Lange rated it liked it. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Three Novels: Hordubal, Meteor, An Ordinary Life

If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. 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.


Being born in what was then Czechoslovakia, Capek’s sentiment uncannily predicted Czechoslovakia’s history for the next 50 years after his death. He believes that Polana was a faithful wife during the time he was abroad.

It was first published in This was a hard one to rate. This article about a s novel is a stub.

Everything is greatly idealised in his eyes as he expects everyone to welcome him warmly. Hanka Lesakova rated it really liked it Mar 22, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If Hordubal hadn’t hordual 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.

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