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Koestler : the indispensable intellectual

Author: Michael Scammell
Publisher: London : Faber, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From award-winning author Michael Scammell comes the first authorised biography of Arthur Koestler.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Arthur Koestler; Arthur Koestler; Arthur Koestler; Arthur Koestler; Arthur Koestler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Scammell
ISBN: 9780571255993 057125599X 9780571138531 0571138535
OCLC Number: 749991698
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Koestler family tree --
pt. one: A long apprenticeship. The author as journalist (1905-1936) --
pt. two: Fame and infamy. The author as novelist (1939-1946) --
pt. three: Lost illusions. Tha author as activist (1946-1959) --
pt. four: Astride the two cultures. The author as polymath (1959-1983).
Responsibility: Michael Scammell.

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Best known as the author of the classic "Darkness at Noon", Koestler was one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals, involved in and commenting on almost every political movement of  Read more...

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