Автор: Koestler Название: Darkness At Noon ISBN: 1416540261 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781416540267 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 14520 T Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии. Описание: Originally published in 1941, Arthur Koestler's modern masterpiece, "Darkness At Noon, " is a powerful and haunting portrait of a Communist revolutionary caught in the vicious fray of the Moscow show trials of the late 1930s.
During Stalin's purges, Nicholas Rubashov, an aging revolutionary, is imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the party he has devoted his life to. Under mounting pressure to confess to crimes he did not commit, Rubashov relives a career that embodies the ironies and betrayals of a revolutionary dictatorship that believes it is an instrument of liberation.
A seminal work of twentieth-century literature, "Darkness At Noon" is a penetrating exploration of the moral danger inherent in a system that is willing to enforce its beliefs by any means necessary.
Автор: Koestler, Arthur Название: Invisible writing ISBN: 0099490684 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099490685 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 16880 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Tells of Arthur Koestler`s travels through Russia and remote parts of Soviet Central Asia and of his life as an exile. This book puts in perspective his experiences in Franco`s prisons under sentence of death and in concentration camps in Occupied France, and ends with his escape from there in 1940 to England, where he found stability and a home.
Автор: Koestler, Arthur Название: Arrow in the blue ISBN: 0099490676 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099490678 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 15580 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: An autobiography of Arthur Koestler, a remarkable young man at the heart of the events that shaped the twentieth century. It covers the first 26 years of his life and ends with his joining the Communist Party in 1931, an event he felt to be second only in importance to his birth in shaping his destiny.
Автор: Arthur Koestler Название: The Sleepwalkers ISBN: 0141394536 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141394534 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 15000 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Dissects the sterile distinction between `sciences` and `humanities` to bring to life the whole history of cosmology from the Babylonians to Newton. The author shows how the tragic split between science and religion arose and how the modern world-view replaced the medieval world-view in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century.
Автор: Koestler, Arthur Название: Arrival And Departure ISBN: 0099515415 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099515418 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 12980 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: This was the third novel of Arthur Koestler`s trilogy on ends and means - the other two are THE GLADIATORS and DARKNESS AT NOON - and the first he wrote in English. The central theme is the conflict between morality and expediency, and in this novel Koestler worked it out in terms of individual psychology.
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Автор: Scammell, Michael Название: Koestler ISBN: 0571138535 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780571138531 Издательство: Faber Рейтинг: Цена: 27500 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The Indispensable Intellectual. Best known as the author of the classic `Darkness at Noon`, Koestler was one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals, involved in and commenting on almost every political movement of the twentieth century. Without sentimentality, Scammell gives a full account of Koestler`s turbulent private life. This book creates an indelible portrait of this brilliant, unpredictable, and talented writer, once memorably described as `one third blackguard, one third lunatic, and one third genius`.
Автор: Koestler, A Название: Sleepwalkers, The ISBN: 0140192468 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140192469 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 17950 T Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии. Описание: This book is intended to be a concise account of the history of science in Western civilization from the Babylonians to Newton. Koestler attempts to demonstrate that during this period the astronomer as philospher enabled the peaceful co-existence of science and humanities in one vocation.
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