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Espartaco, el gladiador que encabezó la rebelión de los esclavos y puso en jaque la República romana, se ha convertido en todo un símbolo de la lucha contra la opresión y la injusticia, y en buena medida ha sido gracias a la novela que a él dedicó Howard Fast y a la legendaria película que a partir de ella dirigiera Stanley Kubrick (protagonizada por Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov...). Espartaco, obra emblemática en el género de la novela histórica y cumbre de uno de los intelectuales más prestigiosos de Estados Unidos, propone una atinada reflexión sobre las relaciones de poder y la legitimidad de la violencia. Novela de tesis y de profundo calado ideológico (lo que le valió la censura, tanto en su país como en España), es sin embargo la perfecta reproducción de una época, la maestría en el retrato psicológico y el apasionante discurrir de la acción lo que la convirtió inmediatamente en un extraordinario éxito internacional.
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