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Get this from a library! Espartaco: la rebelión de los gladiadores. [Arthur Koestler]. Los Gladiadores by Arthur Koestler, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Espartaco: la rebelión de los gladiadores. Front Cover. Arthur Koestler. RBA, – pages Author, Arthur Koestler. Translated by, María Eugenia.

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Sep 09, Sarah Presto agitato rated it it was ok Shelves: Especially when I found a used copy of it with this incredible cover. In he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and three years later with leukaemia in its terminal stages. The historical events were sensational enough in their own right. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thousands of survivors of the slave army were crucified for miles along the Appian Way.

Every ideal of human progress is puncture This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary koestldr.

Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores

Mf rated it liked it Oct 10, Over the next forty-three years he espoused many causes, wrote novels and biographies, and numerous essays. Plus an oddly Old Western font for the title. Sep 14, B0nnie marked it as books. He was born into a Hungarian Jewish family in Budapest but, apart from his early school years, was educated in Austria. Lo que nos cuenta.

Galdiadores 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. Paul rated it really liked it Mar 25, Matias rated it liked it Feb 18, 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 It’s a terrific book about the development of social ideas and movements revolutionsthe politics involved, etc.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Thousands of survivors of the slave army were crucified for miles along the Appian Way. Espartaco es el Che Guevara de un siglo antes de Cristo.

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Far more enjoyable a read than Darkness at noon. His early career was in journalism. 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 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”!

He frequently interrupts the action for the characters to engage in long conversations about economics, unemployment, and government. Llegaban labradores, pastores, jornaleros, esclavos y hombres libres por igual. Plus an oddly Old Western font for the title. 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 of ‘order’ and koestlerr, 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”!

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The historical events were sensational enough in their own right. Llos About The Gladiators.

View all 3 comments. Es una manera de imaginarse a Espartaco y compararlo con los locos revolucionarios de hoy.

The Gladiators

Arthur Koestler’s first novel, set in the late Roman Republic, tells the story of the revolt of Spartacus and man’s search for Utopia. A thoughtful read, with a strong political commentary that unsurprisingly relates very much to issues of today.

There are scantily clad dancing girls in the background and half koextler Books by Arthur Koestler. Jul 11, Ronan Mcdonnell rated it liked it. 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, okestler 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.

The characterizations are finely drawn, complex and varied, and the novelized history is fascinating.