Will, the conservative writer and commentator, in a June 2 interview in The New York Times Book Review, said, "To understand the Republican Party's descent into a cult, and congressional Republicans' loyalty-as-lobotomy, read Arthur Koestler
's novel of the Soviet Union in the 1930's, 'Darkness at Noon.' Pay particular attention to Gletkin, the embodiment of the apparatchik mentality."
I would buy a fiction novel every term throughout my six years of secondary and high school.It is here that I bought Across the Bridge by Mwangi Gicheru in 1980, A Girl Cannot go On Laughing All the Time by Magaga Alot, Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift and Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler
* "The most persistent sound, which reverberates through men's history, is the beating of war drums." - Arthur Koestler
It also incorporates analyses of writers rarely discussed in the same vein, such as the seminal Arthur Koestler
, who apparently only lived for ten days in a kibbutz (Heftziba), but for whom the kibbutz encapsulated all that was meaningful in the early Zionist ethos.
Mudrick discusses politics and science, including George Orwell and Alexander Herzen, Dean Wooldridge, Arthur Koestler
, James D.
This 1964 book by Arthur Koestler
is a gem of our genre with a deep and involving treatment of the "Eureka!" moment.
What is the pertinence of Moby-Dick (1850) for the narrative technique, political concerns, and lingering guilt of Arthur Koestler
(1905-1983), a reformed Communist Party member and Hungarian-British novelist who was also a reporter, historian, and autobiographer?
Show me a writer who can describe the world and the human mind like Arthur Koestler
and I will show you someone who is playing with a handicap.
Another "shining episode" is the author's belated visit to Le Vernet, a notorious French internment camp near the Pyrenees where his uncle, Pal Aranyossi (as well as Arthur Koestler
), was interned after the Spanish Civil War.
"A number of Jewish historians have traced the origins of modern Israeli/Zionists groups such as the Hungarian Jewish historian Arthur Koestler
; he found out that the modern Israeli groups are originally derived from a tribe called the Khazars, who were a semi nomadic Turkic people," Shamaa' stressed.
With all this making him a fascinating - though equally repellent figure, and his literary debut dates from 1940 with Arthur Koestler
's Darkness at Noon.