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

Lo que nos cuenta. It could be considered a premonition of the failure of Communism and the reasons behind it. 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 espartwco, is the gladiator without ambition or ideals, ‘the man with the seal’s head’, Crixus.

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 ,os of the Bolshevik rebeliob in Russia in Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Gladiators is a philosophical novel focused on Spartacus and his failed uprising.

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Espartaco es el Che Guevara de un siglo antes de Cristo. Crixus est sans fond. Koestler’s tale covers the slave rebellions of BC, led by Spartacus, a gladiator. There are scantily clad dancing girls in the background and half mostly? View all 3 comments.


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It’s a terrific book about the development of esparaco ideas and movements revolutionsthe politics involved, etc. Spartacus, I suppose, is much the most widely known slave there ever was.

Interesting take on the story. Paperbackpages. Published by Salvat Editores, S.

Es una manera de imaginarse a Espartaco y compararlo con los locos revolucionarios de hoy. For five thousand years or more civilization rested upon slavery. I think there is a moral in this for pacifists.

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His early career was in journalism. But it reminded me of how tiny is the number of slaves of whom anything whatever is known. 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.

John Convery rated it liked it Sep 10, Tells the story of the Spartacus rebellion in Koestler’s dry yet gripping style. Over the next rebrlion years he espoused many causes, wrote novels and biographies, and numerous essays.

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In he joined the Communist Party of Germany but, gladiadoores, he resigned from it in and in published a devastating anti-Communist novel, Darkness at Noonwhich propelled him to instant international fame.


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 gladiadords. He was born into a Hungarian Jewish family in Budapest but, apart from his early school years, was educated in Austria.

Far more enjoyable a read than Darkness at noon. The army of slaves, eventually growing to more than , survived events such as a siege inside Mount Vesuvius to defeat Ds legions and capture several towns.

All the others are not even names. 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. Scrive di rivoluzione e, soprattutto, di rivoluzione impossibile senza tradirla.

Now to re-read the next one in the trilogy – Darkness at noon – which I read in college.