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So he does what anyone would do and tells somebody with money. The Newts are then put to work building harbors and extending coastlines, and hilarity ensues. Read morePublished 17 days ago by C. Ada
Brilliant speculative fiction satire. Still cutting after all these years. From the author who coined the term "robot".Published 1 month ago by George Russell
Very boring and disappointing. I pity the person who had to translate this from Czech.Published 8 months ago by Dick Marti
Written in 1936 as Hitler was beginning to demand lebensraum for the Third Reich, "War With the Newts" by Czech writer Karel Capek (best remembered for inventing the word... Read morePublished 9 months ago by jrmspnc
Like so many offbeat Czech books and movies, War With The Newts is a great parody that is even more relevant to the situation today then when it was written. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gary
The book was originally published in 1936, and is a science fiction parody of global politics. It is very funny in places, but is dated and overlong. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kent Price
Early science fiction at its best (with a large amount of "tongue in cheek" tossed in).Published 16 months ago by Jan H. Munroe
I don't understand the praise heaped on this. Maybe it's the translation. I honestly don't know. But the book isn't very good. It's 90% dialog and most of that is inane. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Stephen Rifkin