Whereas Malatesta used to be hiding from the police he usually went to a restaurant in Ancona, Italy. He had shaved off his ordinary beard yet he used to be nonetheless taking a probability. specifically as this wasn't an anarchist cafe, yet had numerous clients together with the neighborhood policeman. The conversations he had during this café turned the root for the dialogues that make up this ebook. For the 1st time in English, Malatesta, in his ordinary common-sense and matter-of-fact variety, units out and seriously analyses the arguments for and opposed to anarchism. Translated via Paul Nursey-Bray, this can be a vintage defence of anarchism that anticipates the increase of nationalism, fascism and communism.
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