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By Mike Richardson

this is often the genuine tale concerning the finest individual you've gotten by no means heard of: Arthur Cravan, significant determine in pre-WWI state of the art paintings circles, was once one of the maximum mysterious figures of the 20th century. A self-confessed thief, forger, and con-artist, he used a roster of assumed names and fake identities. He used to be recognized, at a number of occasions, as a novelist, poet, painter, artwork critic, lecturer, writer, and the light-weight boxing champion of France. consistently a rebellious, stressed spirit, this devoted rule-breaker was once a political radical whose friendship with Leon Trotsky earned him the surveillance of the U.S. govt - even via his immigration to Mexico along with his spouse, the poet Mina Loy. In 1918, on the age of thirty-one, the attention-grabbing actual vast vanished with out a hint, and - regardless of numerous intended sightings through the years - was once by no means noticeable back. Is it attainable that he turned the mysterious, reclusive novelist B. Traven, who wrote The Treasure of the Sierra Madre?

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Cravan Mystery Man of the Twentieth Century

This is often the real tale concerning the best individual you may have by no means heard of: Arthur Cravan, significant determine in pre-WWI state-of-the-art artwork circles, was once one of the maximum mysterious figures of the 20th century. A self-confessed thief, forger, and con-artist, he used a roster of assumed names and fake identities.

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