The Daily Telegraph magazine - Arthur Koestler's War cover (17 August 1973)
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ARTHUR KOESTLER - In the 1940 summer Arthur Koestler was in France, a "minute bubble in the boiling cauldron" of foreigners who became victims of French xenophobia and anti-fascism in the face of the advancing German forces. He was sent to concentration camp, released, marked for deportation, harassed, and eventually joined the French Foreign Legion as Albert Dubert, a Swiss taxi-driver. This year, when Britain joined Europe, he made a sentimental pilgrimage, retracing his escape. Today he writes of what he found - and remembers 8 pages
HOUSES IN HISTORY: 2 - In 1697 the first Duke of Richmond, bastard son of Charles II bought a small hunting lodge on an estate called Goodwood, near the fashionable hunting centre of Charlton. Charlton is now an insignificant hamlet; Goodwood has become a major racing centre; and the hunting lodge has grown in subsequent centuries into a great ducal house. The ducal estates in England and Scotland may be much reduced. But the house is still a seat of administration and, when royalty, racing and ruling coincide, the scene of Privy Council meetings Three and a half pages