from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Koestler, Arthur 1905-1983. Hungarian-born British writer whose novel Darkness at Noon (1941) portrays his disillusionment with Communism. His other works include The Sleepwalkers (1959) and The Ghost in the Machine (1967).

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  • n. British writer (born in Hungary) who wrote a novel exposing the Stalinist purges during the 1930s (1905-1983)


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