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The God That Failed
The God That Failed
Edited by Richard Crossman
Harper and Brothers, 1949, 273 pp

This significant book casts light on much of the intellectual confusion that reigned between the wars. In it four ex-Communists (Ignazio Silone, Arthur Koestler, Richard Wright, Stephen Spender) and two former sympathizers (André Gide and Louis Fischer) tell why they were first attracted to the movement and why they finally left.