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He frequently interrupts the action for the characters to engage in long conversations about economics, unemployment, and government. Rome did not take the uprising seriously at first, but eventually was forced to send out armies led by Crassus and Pompey to crush it. Jopa rated it really liked it Mar 06, The historical events were sensational enough in their own right.

This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements. Plus an oddly Old Western font gladiadored the title.

Marco rated it liked it Dec 09, But it reminded me of how tiny is the number of slaves of whom anything whatever is known. Lenin’s favorite character in history is said to have been precisely the gladiator of the school in Capua, Spartacus, who emerged as the primary commander of the slave forces; however, the real leader, in Koestler’s novel, is the gladiator without ambition or ideals, ‘the man with the seal’s head’, Loa.

Scrupuleuse En 73 avant J. Interesting take on the story. Et que dire du traitement des femmes! Scrive di rivoluzione e, soprattutto, di rivoluzione impossibile senza tradirla. Guruguru rated it it was amazing May 28, Henry Jiang rated it liked it Mar 04, In he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and three years later with leukaemia in its terminal stages.


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Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores

Matias rated it liked it Feb 18, Paperbackpages. Unfortunately, the book does not live up to the promising cover art. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Especially when I found a used copy of it with this incredible cover. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.

And it not only applies to Communism but to any other political structure from the past and as things go by, from the future. All the others are not even names.

Read this book in the Spanish version published by “Circulo de Lectores” ages ago. For five thousand years or more civilization rested upon slavery. View all 10 comments. 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.


Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores by Arthur Koestler

Books by Arthur Koestler. Every ideal of human progress is puncture This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements. Bryan Meissner rated it liked it Apr 27, His early career was in journalism. En 73 avant Goadiadores. It could be considered a premonition of the failure of Communism and the reasons behind it. The characterizations are finely drawn, complex and varied, and the novelized history is fascinating.

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. A thoughtful read, with a strong political commentary that unsurprisingly relates very much to issues of today.

There are scantily clad dancing girls in esppartaco background and half mostly? There is plenty of mayhem in this book but essentially it is for those who are willing to ask questions about base human nature and live with the results.