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These allusions end up seeming anachronistic. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A polemic imagining of the Spartacus wars, written fron within the rebels’ camp. Matias rated it liked it Feb 18, This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements.
Sep 09, Sarah Presto agitato rated it it was ok Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 28, Jo rated it really liked it. And it not only applies to Communism but to any other political structure from the past and as things go by, from the future. Mf rated it liked it Oct 10, In a scene of a pre-‘last battle’ interview between Crassus and Spartacus, the latter actually notes even the physical resemblance between the rich man and the proletarian slave-gladiator which of course is a recognition of kindred motivation, the union of ‘eaters’ from ‘above’ and ‘below’, so to speak.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Koestler’s vision on the doomed-to-fail nature of armed rebellion, no matter how just the cause as well as the chronicle of the demise of the idealism that fuelled it are classic. For five thousand years or more civilization rested upon slavery.
There are scantily clad dancing girls in the background and half mostly? Interesting take on the story. Jopa rated it really liked it Mar 06, Koestler’s tale covers the slave rebellions of BC, led by Spartacus, a gladiator. To see what your friends thought of this lo, please sign up.
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Jul 30, Lysergius rated it really liked it Shelves: Over the next forty-three years he espoused many causes, wrote novels and biographies, and numerous essays. So many of the factors that Crassus mentions are very applicable now.
Now to re-read the next one gladiasores the trilogy – Darkness at noon – which I read in college. Questi due ultimi vengono da Koestler considerati insiti nella natura umana e quindi nucleo dell Bel libro politico, scritto alla fine degli anni trenta da un comunista antistaliniano.
Thousands of survivors of the slave army were crucified for miles along the Appian Way.
Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores by Arthur Koestler
He uses this theme to arthug together a trilogy that includes The Gladiators published inDarkness at Noonand Arrival and Departurethree books on different topics, but all about aspects of revolutions gone wrong. The characterizations are finely drawn, complex and varied, and the novelized history is fascinating.
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Sep 14, B0nnie marked it as books. Interesting take on the story. Tells the story of the Spartacus rebellion in Koestler’s dry yet gripping style. It contrasts the conscious self-interest of privileged elites with the self-interest of the masses and bladiadores that there is one fundamental ‘law’ that operates beneath the surface of the facades of ‘order’ and ‘patriotism’, namely the fatalistic assertion of the leader of the fierce and melancholic Celts, the gladiator Crixus, that the law is simply, “Eat, or be eaten”!
View all 10 comments. He committed suicide in in London. Spartacus, I suppose, is much the most widely known slave there ever was. Refresh and try again.
Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores
Open Preview See a Problem? Es una manera de imaginarse a Espartaco y compararlo con los locos revolucionarios de hoy. Bel libro politico, scritto alla fine degli anni trenta da gladiadors comunista antistaliniano. Bryan Meissner rated it liked it Apr 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. View all 10 comments.
Trivia About The Gladiators. Koestler’s vision on the doomed-to-fail nature of armed rebellion, no matter how just the cause as well as the chronicle of the demise of the idealism that fuelled it are classic.