The War With The Newts by Karel CapekThe War With The Newts by Karel Capek

The War With The Newts

byKarel CapekTranslated byDavid Wyllie

Hardcover | June 13, 2012

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Karel Capek's brilliant comic and satirical novel of 1936 deals with the discovery of a sentient race of newts or salamanders, and their subsequent transition from fairground sideshow to forced labour to ferocious enemies of the human race. Along the way he pokes fun at a whole range of targets, from the superficiality of Hollywood to the arrogance of scientists. He also deals with serious subjects such as racism, imperialism and exploitation, and is positively prophetic on the threat of expansionism and the folly of appeasement. This handsome new edition from Benediction Classics uses the acclaimed 2002 translation from the Czech by David Wyllie, with original illustrations.
Title:The War With The NewtsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:278 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:June 13, 2012Publisher:Benediction BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:178139217X

ISBN - 13:9781781392171

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