a koestler


[kest-ler, kes-ler]
Arthur, 1905–83, British novelist, critic, and journalist; born in Hungary.
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Koestler (ˈkɜːstlə)
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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