Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic By Michael Scammell (Random House, 689 pages, $35) Arthur Koestler’s both a necessary and a troublesome subject for biography: necessary because his best works rank among the classics of literature, and troublesome because of the varied quality of his other writing and the dark turbulence […]
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