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Scum of the earth

Author: Arthur Koestler
Publisher: London : Eland, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Koestler's imprisonment in France in 1940, his escape and his extraordinary and adventurous journey to the safety of London, which unfolds like some travel nightmare by Kafka. The `scum of the earth' are those heroic individuals, like Koestler himself, who had fought the tide of fascism and come to live in liberal France under the mistaken impression that they would be safe.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Hungarian
Biography
Named Person: Arthur Koestler; Arthur Koestler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Koestler
ISBN: 9780907871491 0907871496
OCLC Number: 122285842
Notes: Originally published: London : J. Cape, 1941.
Description: 253 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Arthur Koestler.

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