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Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores

He committed suicide in in London. A polemic imagining of the Spartacus wars, written fron within the rebels’ camp.

John Convery rated it liked it Esparatco 10, Unfortunately, the book does not live up to the promising cover art. Open Preview See a Problem? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Every ideal of human progress is puncture This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements.

Koestler’s tale covers the slave rebellions of BC, led by Spartacus, a gladiator. Read this book in the Spanish version published by “Circulo de Lectores” expartaco ago.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. These allusions end up seeming anachronistic. Scrive di rivoluzione e, soprattutto, di rivoluzione impossibile senza tradirla. 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. Every ideal of human progress is punctured in this often underrated novel, yet, glaadiadores 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.


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

It’s a terrific book about the development of social ideas and movements revolutionsthe politics involved, etc. Matias rated it liked it Feb 18, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores by Arthur Koestler

There are scantily clad dancing girls in the background and half mostly? Mf rated it liked it Oct 10, View all 3 comments.

I think there is a moral in this for pacifists. Published by Salvat Editores, S. In he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and three years later with leukaemia in its terminal stages.

All the others are not even names. Guruguru rated it it was amazing May 28, Koestler’s vision on the doomed-to-fail nature of armed rebellion, rebeoion matter how just the cause as well eepartaco the chronicle of the demise of the idealism that fuelled it are classic.

En 73 avant J. Interesting take on the story. 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. The characterizations are finely drawn, complex and varied, yladiadores the novelized history is fascinating. But it reminded me lls how tiny is the number of slaves of whom anything whatever is known. It drips with sweat on parched skin, cut and slashed with swords and bringing the Iron Age to the twentieth century amud revolutions and espagtaco wars.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Trivia About The Gladiators. Crixus is the expression of vengeance as justice and indulgence as the compensation for privation and exploitation, understanding espartxco the rich and the powerful always win in the end so the only sensible response is to take everything you can while you can. For five thousand years or more civilization rested upon slavery. This made espartaxo wonder when the wage slave rebellion will start and how will it end?


Scrupuleuse En 73 avant J. 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”!

Bel libro politico, scritto alla fine degli anni trenta da un comunista antistaliniano. Espartaco es el Che Guevara de un siglo antes de Cristo. His early career was in journalism.

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The Gladiators is a philosophical novel focused on Spartacus and his failed uprising. 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.

View all 10 comments. Plus an oddly Old Western font for the title.