➻ Reflections on Hanging Download ➼ Author Arthur Koestler – Bluevapours.co.uk Reflections on Hanging is a searing indictment of capital punishment inspired by its author's own time in the shadow of a firing suad During the Spanish Civil War Arthur Koestler was held by the Franc Reflections on Hanging is a searing indictment of capital punishment inspired by its author's own time in the shadow of a firing suad During the Spanish Civil War Arthur Koestler was held by the Franco regime as a political prisoner and condemned to death He was freed but only after months of witnessing the fates of less fortunate Reflections on Epub / inmates That experience informs every page of the book which was first published in England in and followed in by this American editionAs Koestler ranges across the history of capital punishment in Britain with a focus on hanging he looks at notable cases and rulings and portrays politicians judges lawyers scholars clergymen doctors police jailers prisoners and others involved in the long debate over the justness and effectiveness of the death penaltyIn Britain.
Arthur Koestler CBE Kösztler Artúr was a prolific writer of essays novels and autobiographiesHe was born into a Hungarian Jewish family in Budapest but apart from his early school years was educated in Austria His early career was in journalism In he joined the Communist Party of Germany but disillusioned he resigned from it in and Reflections on Epub / in published a devastating anti Communis.
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