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It’s a terrific book about the development of social ideas and movements revolutionsthe politics involved, etc. Now to re-read the next one in the trilogy – Darkness at noon – which I read in college. Every ideal of human progress is puncture This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements.

Paperbackpages. Bel libro politico, scritto alla fine degli anni trenta da un comunista antistaliniano. All the others are not even names. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Marco rated it liked it Dec 09, This gladiadodes me wonder when the wage slave rebellion will start and how will it end?

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Read this book in the Spanish version published by “Circulo de Lectores” ages ago. Want to Read saving…. It contrasts the conscious self-interest of privileged elites with the self-interest of the masses and observes that there is one fundamental ‘law’ that operates beneath the surface of the facades febelion ‘order’ gladiadires ‘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”!

Unfortunately, the book does not live up to the promising cover art. Open Preview See a Problem? Every ideal of human progress is punctured in this often underrated novel, yet, as asserted in the chapter in which ‘the man with the bullet-head’, an Israelite Essene, inspires the Thracian gladiator Spartacus with a vision of universal justice from the latter Jewish prophets, the tattered nobility of this defeat is reminiscent of the Christian version of a death on a cross that was also to lead to some final victory over brute nature.


En 73 avant J. He was born into a Hungarian Jewish family in Budapest but, rebelikn from his early school years, was educated in Austria. A thoughtful read, with a strong political commentary that unsurprisingly relates very much to issues of today. Mf rated it liked it Oct 10, Lists with This Book.

It is an ignoble, even ignorant, attitude, but the cynicism of the fat, equally self-indulgent and also deeply unhappy Roman banker-become-general, Marcus Crassus, quite reflects Crixus’ own. Plus an oddly Old Western font for the title. Et que dire du traitement des femmes!

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. Interesting take on the story. Trivia About The Gladiators. Refresh and try again. Published by Salvat Editores, S.

Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores

Over the next forty-three years he espoused many causes, wrote novels and biographies, and numerous essays. John Convery rated it rebepion it Sep 10, Bryan Meissner rated it liked it Apr 27, Guruguru rated it it was amazing May 28, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Books by Arthur Koestler.

Llegaban labradores, pastores, jornaleros, esclavos y hombres libres por igual. There are scantily clad dancing girls in the background and half mostly?


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 rebeliln.

Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores by Arthur Koestler

The historical events were sensational enough in their own right. Espartaco es el Che Guevara de un siglo antes de Cristo. The army of slaves, eventually growing to more than , survived events such as a siege inside Mount Vesuvius to defeat Roman legions and capture several towns. Henry Jiang rated it liked it Mar 04, Crixus est sans fond. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

It drips with sweat on parched skin, cut and slashed llos swords and bringing the Iron Age to the twentieth century amud revolutions and world wars.

Far more enjoyable a read than Darkness at noon. I myself know the names of just three slaves—Spartacus himself, the fabulous Aesop, who is supposed to have been a slave, and the philosopher Epictetus, who was one of those learned slaves whom the Roman plutocrats liked to have among their retinue. No trivia or quizzes yet. A polemic imagining of the Spartacus wars, written fron within the rebels’ camp. In he joined the Communist Party of Germany but, disillusioned, he resigned from it in and in published a devastating anti-Communist novel, Darkness at Noonwhich propelled him to instant international fame.