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The heel of Achilles; essays 1968-1973.

Author: Arthur Koestler
Publisher: New York, Random House [1975, ©1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983.
Heel of Achilles.
New York, Random House [1975, ©1974]
(OCoLC)761370875
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Koestler
ISBN: 0394495969 9780394495965
OCLC Number: 1163891
Description: viii, 273 pages 22 cm
Contents: [1.] The heel of Achilles: The urge to self-destruction --
Rebellion in a vacuum --
Can psychiatrists be trusted? --
Life in 1980 -the rule of mediocracy --
[2.] Books in review: Sins of omission --
The future, if any --
Going down the drain --
Benighted attitudes --
The naked touch --
Not by hate alone --
Hypnotic horizons --
Anatomy of a Canard --
The Abishag complex --
Prophet and Poseur --
Telepathy and dialectics --
Wittgensteinomania --
In memory of A.D. Peters --
[3] "Nothing but ... "?: Literature and the law of diminishing returns --
Science and para-science --
Science and reality --
Solitary confinement --
[4.] Excursions and pilgrimages: The faceless continent --
Farewell to Gauguin --
Marrakech --
The glorious and bloody game: Reflections of an addict ; A requiem for Reykavik --
[5.] Mahatma Gandhi -yogi and commissar: A re-evaluation.

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