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A polemic imagining of the Spartacus wars, written fron within the rebels’ camp. Open Preview See a Problem? Paul rated it really liked it Mar 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

Spartacus, I suppose, is much the most widely known slave there ever was. Published by Salvat Editores, S. Llegaban labradores, pastores, jornaleros, esclavos y hombres libres por igual. This made me wonder when the wage slave rebellion will start and how will it end? Every ideal of human progress is puncture This is a deeply disturbing novel about the failure of mass revolutionary movements.

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Marco rated it liked it Dec 09, Every ideal of human progress is punctured in this often underrated novel, yet, as asserted in the chapter in which ‘the man with the bullet-head’, an Israelite Essene, inspires the Thracian gladiator Spartacus with a vision of universal justice from the latter Jewish prophets, the tattered nobility of this defeat is reminiscent of the Christian version of a death on a cross that was also to lead to some final victory over brute nature.

Jopa rated it really liked it Mar 06, Refresh and try again. 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.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Henry Jiang rated it liked it Mar 04, Scrupuleuse En 73 avant J. Thousands of survivors of the slave army were crucified for miles along the Appian Way.

Matias rated it liked it Feb 18, Trivia About The Gladiators. Paperbackpages. Books by Arthur Koestler. Unfortunately, the book does not live up to the promising cover art.

Espartaco es el Che Guevara de un siglo antes de Cristo. So many of the factors that Crassus mentions are very applicable now. It’s a terrific book about the development of social ideas and movements revolutionsthe politics involved, etc.

Crixus est sans fond.

Espartaco, la rebelión de los gladiadores

It contrasts the conscious self-interest of privileged elites with the self-interest of the masses and espattaco that there is one fundamental ‘law’ that operates beneath the surface of the facades of gladiadoes and ‘patriotism’, namely the fatalistic assertion of the leader of the fierce and melancholic Celts, the gladiator Crixus, that the law is simply, “Eat, or be eaten”! There are scantily clad dancing girls in the background and half mostly? The army of slaves, eventually growing to more than , survived events such as a siege inside Mount Vesuvius to defeat Roman legions and capture several towns.

View all 10 comments. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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. The characterizations are finely drawn, complex and varied, and the novelized dspartaco is fascinating. Et que dire du rebeloon des femmes!


These allusions end up seeming anachronistic.

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Mf rated it liked it Oct 10, Guruguru rated it it was amazing May 28, In he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and three years later with leukaemia in its terminal stages. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Rome did not take the uprising seriously at first, but eventually was forced to send out armies led by Crassus and Pompey to crush it. 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 His early career was in journalism.

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Plus an oddly Old Western font for the title. Far more enjoyable a read than Darkness at noon.

Read this book in the Spanish version published by “Circulo esparfaco Lectores” ages ago. Interesting take on the story. Koestler’s vision on the doomed-to-fail nature of armed rebellion, no matter how just the cause as well as the chronicle of the demise of the idealism that fuelled it are classic.

No trivia or quizzes yet. It could be considered a premonition of the failure of Communism and the reasons behind it.

Now to re-read the next one in glaviadores trilogy – Darkness at noon – which I read in college. I think there is a moral in this for pacifists. Return to Book Page.

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