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Koestler

Arthur. 1905--83, British writer, born in Hungary. Of his early antitotalitarian novels Darkness at Noon (1940) is outstanding. His later works, The Sleepwalkers (1959), The Act of Creation (1964), and The Ghost in the Machine (1967) reflect his interest in science, philosophy, and psychology. He committed suicide
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Arthur Koestler became a Communist via a letter of application to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Germany on the last day of 1931.
Stone's Underground to Palestine (1946)--another book she reviews in the same article--which, in her opinion, gets "pretty close to being literature" (Freemantle 1947, 494) simply because the author of that novel, unlike Koestler, "only record[ed] as a reporter what he heard and saw" (494).
Ian Clark from the Birmingham Youth Offending Team, said: "The Koestler Trust curating project has taken participants on a journey into new environments, created new experiences, and broadened their horizons.
Tim Robertson, Chief Executive of the Koestler Trust said: "WMC is the ideal setting for the vibrant, touching and amazingly skilful art of Welsh offenders and secure patients.
Nuptial music was provided by Ann Perrier, organist; Clay Koestler, vocalist and guitarist; and Rev.
The works have been selected from more than 300 entries from the North East for this year's Koestler Awards - a scheme which has been run for over 50 years by the UK's best known prison arts charity to promote artistic achievement in the criminal justice system and secure sectors.
In recent years we have contributed a substantial number of exhibits to the Koestler Trust and so we were delighted when we were asked if a group of our young people could curate their first exhibition in Wales.
In 1976, the famous novelist Arthur Koestler authored "The Thirteenth Tribe".
When viewed, moreover, through Koestler's theory of "bisociative" thinking--a term Koestler uses to explore surprising points of consistency among disparate subject matter and seemingly unrelated fields of consciousness--Axler is not the failed Shakespearean performer he fancies himself.