Spaceman of Bohemia Quotes

Jaroslav Kalfar
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My name is Jakub Procházka. This is a common name.
-- Narrator (Jakub) (chapter 1 paragraph 1)

Importance: This is the first sentence in the novel. It establishes Jakub's desire to avoid fame and heroism. Therefore, it foreshadows Jakub's inner struggles that persist for the remainder of the novel.

Food was my silent co-conspirator on this flight away from home, an acknowledgement of sustenance and thus the rejection of death.
-- Narrator (Jakub) (chapter 2 paragraph 2)

Importance: This quote reveals Jakub's fear of isolation. Because he is alone on the flight, he personifies food because he does not want to feel lonely.

I wish I had the capacity to assist with your emotional distress, skinny human. I cannot offer you the solace of Nutella, for I have consumed it.
-- Hanuš (chapter 4 paragraph 6)

Importance: This quote appears early in the novel, while the tone is still light. Therefore, this dialogue creates humor in order to emphasize this light atmosphere.

You can always talk to me
-- Jakub (chapter 6 paragraph 3)

Importance: Jakub utters this sentence...

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