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Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983

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    • Kestler, A. (Artur), 1905-1983
    • Kestler, Artur, 1905-1983
    • Kislir, Ārtūr, 1905-1983
    • Koesler, A., 1905-1983
    • Koslara, Ārthara, 1905-1983
    • Kösztler Artúr, 1905-1983
    • קסטלר, ארתור
    • קסטלר, ארתור, 1905-1983
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    • found: His Spanish testament, 1937.
    • found: His The invisible writing, 1984, c1969:CIP t.p. (Arthur Koestler) pub. info. (d. 1983)
    • found: nuc89-33112: His Slepi︠a︡shchai︠a︡ tʹma, 1983(hdg. on UPB rept.: Koestler, Arthur, 1905- ; usage: Artur Kestler)
    • found: nuc89-82032: His Qabīlah-ʼi sīzdaham, 1361, 1982 or 1983(hdg. on TxU rept.: Koestler, Arthur, 1905- ; usage: Ārtūr Kislir)
    • found: Besprimernye zhertvy, 1937:t.p. (A. Kestler) intro. (Artur Kestler)
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 5, 2015((Arthur Koestler, Hungarian: Kösztler Artúr; 5 September 1905 - 1 March 1983) was a Hungarian-British author and journalist. Koestler was born in Budapest and, apart from his early school years, was educated in Austria. In 1931 Koestler joined the Communist Party of Germany until, disillusioned by Stalinism, he resigned in 1938. In 1940 he published his novel Darkness at Noon, an anti-totalitarian work, which gained him international fame. Over the next 43 years from his residence in Great Britain, Koestler espoused many political causes and wrote novels, memoirs, biographies, and numerous essays. In 1968, he was awarded the Sonning Prize "for outstanding contribution to European culture" and, in 1972, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). In 1976, Koestler was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and, in 1979, with terminal leukaemia. In 1983 he and his wife killed themselves at home in London) The encyclopaedia of sexual knowledge page (Arthur Koestler writing under the pen name of 'Dr. A. Costler')
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    • PR6021.O4
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    • 1980-06-09: new
    • 2015-08-15: revised
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