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No trivia or quizzes yet. John Convery rated it liked it Sep 10, The characterizations are finely drawn, complex and varied, and the novelized history is fascinating.
Henry Jiang rated it liked it Mar 04, Especially when I found a used copy of koestlsr with this incredible cover. The historical events were sensational enough in their own right.
View all 10 comments. He frequently interrupts the action for the characters to engage in long conversations about economics, unemployment, and government. Es una manera de imaginarse a Espartaco y compararlo con los locos revolucionarios de hoy.
Based upon the historic revolt of BC this event was one of the great revolutions of ancient history, a slave revolt that threatened the power of the Roman empire; a revolt that if it had succeeded would have mirrored the triumph of the Bolshevik revolution in Russia in 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.
Far more enjoyable a read than Darkness at noon. He uses this theme to tie together a trilogy that includes The Gladiators published inDarkness at Noonand Arrival and Departurethree books on different topics, wrthur all about aspects of revolutions gone wrong.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He committed suicide in in London. Interesting take on the story. It could be considered a premonition of the failure of Communism and the reasons behind it. Jul 30, Lysergius rated it really liked it Gladidaores View all 3 comments.
I think there is a moral in this for pacifists. John Convery rated it liked it Sep 10, All the others are not even names.
The Gladiators by Arthur Koestler
Koestler’s tale covers the slave rebellions of BC, led by Spartacus, a gladiator. Based upon the historic revolt of BC this event was one of the great revolutions of ancient history, a slave revolt that threatened the power of the Roman empire; a revolt that koestelr it had kostler would have mirrored the triumph of the Bolshevik revolution in Russia in Every ideal of human progress is puncture This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements.
Tells the story of the Spartacus rebellion in Koestler’s dry yet gripping style. Spartacus, I suppose, is much the most widely known slave there ever was. Nov 01, Inma rated it it pos amazing Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Mf rated it liked it Oct 10, So many of the factors that Crassus mentions are very applicable now. This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements.
Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores by Arthur Koestler
This made me wonder when the wage slave rebellion will start and how will it end? Books by Arthur Koestler. Unfortunately, the book does not live up to the promising cover art. Crixus is the expression of vengeance as justice and indulgence as the compensation for privation and exploitation, understanding that the rich and the powerful always win in the end so the only sensible response is to take everything you can while you can.
En 73 avant J. Read this book in the Spanish version published by “Circulo de Lectores” ages ago.
Scrupuleuse En 73 avant J. Lo que nos cuenta. Over the next forty-three gladkadores he espoused many causes, wrote novels and biographies, and numerous essays.
I think there is a moral in this for pacifists. All the others are not even names.
And it not only applies to Communism but to any other political structure from the past and as things go by, from the future. He uses this theme to tie 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. Marco rated it liked it Dec 09, gladiadorez Published by Salvat Editores, S.