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Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler (1905-1983) was a Hungarian-British author and journalist who immersed himself in the major ideological and social conflicts of his time. 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 that gained him international fame. Over the course of his life, Koestler espoused many political causes. His novels, reportage, autobiographical works, and...See more

Personality Profile For Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler

The following is a personality profile of Arthur Koestler based on his work.

Arthur Koestler is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.

He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Arthur Koestler is also laid-back: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.

He is relatively unconcerned with both tradition and taking pleasure in life. He cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. And he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment.


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