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Koestler

Michael Scammell

Koestler

the authorized biography

by Michael Scammell

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Koestler, Arthur, -- 1905-1983.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Zionists -- Biography,
  • Political activists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Philosophers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Scammell.
    GenreBiography., Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6021.O4 Z84 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22696194M
    ISBN 109780394576305
    LC Control Number2008051108
    OCLC/WorldCa277040869

    Born in Budapest in , educated in Vienna, Arthur Koestler immersed himself in the major ideological and social conflicts of his time. A communist during the s, and visitor for a time in the Soviet Union, he became disillusioned with the Party and left it in Jul 28,  · Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler — A Book Review. Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler, perhaps might do for this generation, what /

    Apr 07,  · Last July a German doctoral student named Matthias Weßel made a remarkable discovery: a copy of the German manuscript of Arthur Koestler’s masterpiece. The implications are considerable, for Darkness at Noon is that rare specimen, a book known to the world only in translation. Road Warrior. Arthur Koestler and his century. it is a stranger and stronger book than “Darkness at Noon.” Koestler’s Spanish experiences obviously informed “Darkness at Noon,” but Author: Louis Menand.

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Koestler attended the University of Vienna before entering journalism. Serving as a war correspondent for the British newspaper News Chronicle during the Spanish Civil War.

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Dunlop of Columbia University who wrote The History of the Jewish Khazars Koestler appears to have taken most of his information from this source though in many cases he over-simplified or simply got his facts wrong.

If you're Brand: Global Insights. Koestler was a Middle East correspondent for several German newspapers, wrote for the Manchester Guardian, the London Times and the New York Herald Tribune.

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