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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. But it reminded me of how tiny is the number of slaves of whom anything whatever is known. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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. 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.

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. A thoughtful read, low a strong political commentary that unsurprisingly relates very much to issues of today. Koestler’s tale covers the slave rebellions of BC, led by Spartacus, a gladiator.

Want to Read espataco. Mf rated it liked it Oct 10, This made me wonder when the wage slave rebellion will start and how will it end? 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. Over the next forty-three years he espoused many causes, wrote novels and biographies, and numerous essays.


Published by Salvat Editores, S. Lo que nos cuenta. Especially when I found a used copy of it with this incredible cover. It’s a terrific book about the development of social ideas and movements revolutionsthe politics involved, etc.

It could be considered a premonition of loe failure of Communism and the reasons behind it. Open Preview See a Problem? He committed suicide in in London. All the others are not even names. Trivia About The Gladiators.

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View all 3 comments. This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements. For five thousand years or more civilization rested upon slavery. He frequently interrupts the action for the characters to engage in long conversations about economics, unemployment, and government. Every ideal of human progress is puncture This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements.

En 73 avant J. It drips with sweat on parched skin, cut and slashed with swords and bringing the Iron Age to the twentieth century amud revolutions and world wars.

These allusions end up seeming anachronistic. Books by Arthur Koestler.

A polemic imagining of the Spartacus wars, written fron within the rebels’ camp. Now to re-read the next one in the trilogy – Darkness at noon – which I read in college. Thousands of survivors of the slave army were crucified for miles along the Appian Way. Es una manera de imaginarse a Espartaco y lod 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 Bel libro politico, scritto alla fine degli anni trenta da un comunista antistaliniano.


View all 10 comments. Espartaco es el Che Guevara de un siglo antes de Cristo.

Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores

Plus an oddly Old Western font for the title. There are scantily clad dancing girls in the background and half mostly? Paperbackpages.

Unfortunately, the book does not live up to the promising cover art. Llegaban labradores, pastores, lod, esclavos y hombres libres por igual. The historical events were sensational enough in their own right.

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

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He was born into a Hungarian Jewish family in Budapest but, apart from his early school years, was educated in Austria. Questi due ultimi vengono da Koestler considerati insiti nella natura umana e quindi nucleo dell Bel libro politico, scritto alla fine degli anni trenta da un comunista antistaliniano. Jopa rated it really liked it Mar 06, Interesting take on the story.