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Lists with This Book. This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements. The Gladiators is a philosophical novel focused on Spartacus and his failed espartaxo. Paul rated it really liked it Mar 25, Books by Arthur Koestler.
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Refresh and try again. A polemic imagining of the Spartacus wars, written fron within the rebels’ camp. Published by Salvat Editores, S. He was born into a Hungarian Jewish family in Budapest but, apart ee his early school years, was educated in Austria. Mf rated it liked it Oct 10, Guruguru rated it it was amazing May 28, Unfortunately, the book does not live up to the promising cover art. Lenin’s favorite character in history is said to have been precisely the gladiator of the school in Capua, Spartacus, who emerged as the primary commander of the slave forces; however, the real leader, in Koestler’s novel, is lz gladiator without ambition or ideals, ‘the man with the seal’s head’, Crixus.
And Spartacus, at the end of the book, walks post-mortem, like a resurrected Jesus, among the devastated; his vision they refuse to let die. Want to Read saving…. Bel libro politico, scritto alla fine degli anni trenta da un comunista antistaliniano. Every ideal of human progress is puncture This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements. There is plenty of mayhem in this book but essentially it is for those who are willing to ask questions about base human nature and live with the results.
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Matias rated it liked it Feb 18, It’s a terrific book about the development of social ideas and movements revolutionsthe politics involved, etc. Return to Book Page. The army of slaves, eventually growing to more than , survived events such as a siege inside Mount Vesuvius to defeat Roman legions and capture several towns. Interesting take on the story. And it not only applies to Communism but to any other political structure from the glaidadores and as things go by, from the future.
For five thousand years or more civilization rested upon slavery. Especially when I found a used copy of it with this incredible cover. Every ideal of human progress is punctured in this often underrated novel, yet, as asserted in the chapter in espartacoo ‘the man with the bullet-head’, an Israelite Essene, inspires the Thracian gladiator Spartacus with a vision of universal justice from the latter Jewish prophets, the tattered nobility of this defeat is reminiscent of the Christian version of a death on a cross that was also to gladiaadores to some final victory over brute nature.
It drips with sweat on parched skin, cut and slashed with swords and bringing the Iron Rebelikn to the twentieth century amud revolutions and world wars. All the others are not even names.
Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores by Arthur Koestler
So many of the factors that Crassus mentions are very applicable now. Questi due ultimi vengono da Koestler considerati insiti rebepion natura umana e quindi nucleo dell Bel libro politico, scritto alla fine degli anni trenta da un comunista antistaliniano. The historical events were sensational enough in their own right.
This made me wonder when the wage slave rebellion will start and how will it end?
The characterizations esprtaco finely drawn, complex and varied, and the novelized history is fascinating. No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Crixus is the expression of vengeance as justice and indulgence as the compensation for privation and exploitation, understanding that the rich and the powerful always win in the end so the only rwbelion response is to take everything you can while you can.
A thoughtful read, with a strong political commentary that unsurprisingly relates very much to issues of today. In he joined the Communist Party of Germany but, disillusioned, lw resigned from it in and in published a devastating anti-Communist novel, Darkness at Noonwhich propelled him to instant international fame. Es una manera de imaginarse a Espartaco y compararlo con los locos revolucionarios de hoy. Paperbackpages. Spartacus, I suppose, is much the most widely known slave there ever was.
Rome did not take the uprising seriously at first, but eventually was forced to send out armies led by Crassus and Pompey to crush it. Espartaoc tale covers the slave rebellions of BC, led by Spartacus, a gladiator. Read this book in the Spanish version published by “Circulo de Lectores” ages ago. Far more enjoyable esprtaco read than Darkness at noon. Open Preview See a Problem?