Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler

This is a complete list of Arthur Koestler books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Spanish Testament
1937
2
Scum of the Earth
1941
3
Dialogue with Death
1942
4
The Yogi and the Commissar and Other Essays
1945
5
Promise and Fulfilment: Palestine 1917-1949
1949
6
The God That Failed
1949
7
Insight and Outlook
1949
8
Arrow in the Blue
1952
9
The Trail of the Dinosaur
1952
10
The Invisible Writing
1954
11
Reflections on Hanging
1956
12
8
The Sleepwalkers
1959
13
The Lotus and the Robot
1960
14
The Watershed
1960
15
Hanged by the Neck
1961
16
Suicide of a Nation
1963
17
The Act of Creation
1964
18
The Ghost in the Machine
1967
19
Drinkers of Infinity: Essays 1955-1967
1968
20
The Case of the Midwife Toad
1971
21
The Roots of Coincidence
1972
22
Beyond Reductionism
1972
23
The Lion and the Ostrich
1973
24
The Heel of Achilles; Essays 1968-1973
1974
25
Astride the Two Cultures
1975
26
The Thirteenth Tribe
1976
27
Twentieth Century Views
1977
28
Janus: A Summing Up
1978
29
Kaleidoscope
1981
30
Bricks to Babel
1982
31
Stranger on the Square (With: Cynthia Koestler)
Stranger on the Square (With: Cynthia Koestler)
1984
32
Promise and Fulfilment Palestine 1917-1949
2017

Arthur Koestler: Biography

Arthur Koestler was born on September 5th, 1905. Arthur passed away March 1st, 1983 at 77 years old. Arthur Koestler was born in Budapest, Hungary. Koestler attended Vienna Polytechnic University.

Arthur Koestler is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 32 books available. The first was released in 1937 with the novel Spanish Testament. The most recently released novel was Promise and Fulfilment Palestine 1917-1949 which was released in 2017.

Arthur Koestler was awarded the Sonning Prize in 1968. Arthur was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1972. In 1976, Arthur was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and in 1979 with terminal leukaemia. By the time Arthur was in his teens he was fluent in Hungarian, German, French and English. In his later years he became fluent enough in Hebrew to write stories in that language, he was also fluent enough in Russian to get by while he was in the Soviet Union. It is believed that Arthur created the world's first Hebrew crossword puzzle.

Arthur Koestler: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Arthur Koestler on Book Notification is Darkness at Noon, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Arthur Koestler on Book Notification is Darkness at Noon, a Standalone novel.

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Arthur Koestler: F.A.Q

When was Arthur Koestler Born?

Arthur Koestler was born on September 5th, 1905.

When did Arthur Koestler die?

Arthur Koestler died on March 1st, 1983 at 77 years old.

Where was Arthur Koestler Born?

Arthur Koestler was born in Budapest, Hungary.

What was the first book Arthur Koestler wrote?

The first novel written by Arthur Koestler was Spanish Testament, published in 1937.

What was the most recent book Arthur Koestler wrote?

His most recently released work was Promise and Fulfilment Palestine 1917-1949 on August 24th, 2017.

How many books has Arthur Koestler written?

Arthur Koestler has written 39 books. 6 Standalone Novels, 1 book in the Play, 32 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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