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 (kĕst′lər, kĕs′-), Arthur 1905-1983.
Hungarian-born British writer whose novel Darkness at Noon (1940) portrays his disillusionment with Communism. His nonfiction works include The Sleepwalkers (1959) and The Ghost in the Machine (1967).

Koestler

(ˈkɜːstlə)
n
(Biography) Arthur. 1905–83, British writer, born in Hungary. Of his early antitotalitarian novels Darkness at Noon (1940) is outstanding. His later works, The Sleepwalkers (1959), The Act of Creation (1964), and The Ghost in the Machine (1967) reflect his interest in science, philosophy, and psychology. He committed suicide

Koest•ler

(ˈkɛst lər, ˈkɛs-)

n.
Arthur, 1905–83, British novelist, born in Hungary.
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