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Koestler

[ kest-ler, kes-ler ]

noun

  1. Arthur, 1905–83, British novelist, critic, and journalist; born in Hungary.


Koestler

/ ˈkɜːstlə /

noun

  1. KoestlerArthur19051983MBritishHungarianWRITING: writer 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


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We discussed the cold war and the importance of Arthur Koestler and why every political writer must read Darkness at Noon.

[XVIII, 2941, pp. 164–5; typewritten with handwritten postscript] Koestler replied on March 23.

Plus, Orwell's advice to Arthur Koestler on how to review books.

“The human species is a deeply flawed biological product”—so wrote my countryman Arthur Koestler.

Arthur Koestler, I once argued, had this kind of devotion to divine moral limits.

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