Michael Scammell

is an English author, biographer and translator. He is the founding editor of Eurozine partner journal Index on Censorship.

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Cover for: A quintessentially twentieth-century life

Born in Hungary before becoming a communist in Germany, then a French Foreign Legionnaire, then a wartime propagandist for the British government – but, above all, a writer and thinker – Arthur Koestler was one of the most intriguing intellectuals of the twentieth century. Michael Scammell, the author of his official biography, ‘Koestler, The Indispensable Intellectual’, spoke to Eurozine partner journal Letras Libres about Koestler’s life.

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