The Age of Longing

TitleThe Age of Longing
Year for Search1951
AuthorsKoestler, Arthur (1905-83)
Date Published1951
PublisherThe Macmillan Co.
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsAustrian author, English author, Hungarian author, Male author
Annotation

The novel is set in the mid-1950s when a successful U. S. S.R., now known as the “Commonwealth of Freedomloving People” or “Free Commonwealth,” has taken over most of Western Europe and is waiting for the right moment to take France. 

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Author Note

The author (1905-83) was born in Hungary, raised in Austria, and lived in Israel, France, the U. S., and England, before finally settling in England. He is best known for his novel Darkness at Noon (See 1940 Koestler).

Full Text

1951 Koestler, Arthur (1905-83). The Age of Longing. New York: The Macmillan Co. L

The novel is set in the mid-1950s when a successful U. S. S.R., now known as the “Commonwealth of Freedomloving People” or “Free Commonwealth,” has taken over most of Western Europe and is waiting for the right moment to take France. The author was born in Hungary, raised in Austria, and lived in Israel, France, the U. S., and England, before finally settling in England. He is best known for his novel Darkness at Noon (See 1940 Koestler).