Werner Blumenberg was a member of the underground against Hitler both in Germany and as an emigre in Holland.
""A work of painstaking scholarship consciously aimed at a wide readership."" -- Economist ""Blumenberg describes the facts of Marx's life without pulling any punches -- an excellent book.""-- Times Literary Supplement "[T]he author rightly believed that to present a truthful and unadorned account of the human Marx, in place of the stereotype Promethean demi-god, in no way detracted from Marx's greatness." - Gareth Steadman Jones, from the preface