Koestler

[ kest-ler, kes-ler ]
/ ˈkɛst lər, ˈkɛs lər /

noun

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

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Koestler
/ (ˈkɜːstlə) /

noun

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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