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  • As a child, he adopted a Castro-inspired Marxism.
  • A heady mix of Eastern Marxism and orthodox Hinduism, spiked with a shot of democracy.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Then he crossed his ankles on the table and mumbled that it was someone who believed in Karl Marxist.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • I merely gave Leah the very sensible advice that she should think twice about going to Angola because the Marxists are taking it over.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible

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  • I have read the Handbook of Marxism that Emil Burns edited.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • On the other hand, we must be wary of identifying everything that calls itself Marxism with Marx’s own thinking.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • It was a religion, and as he grew older Marko learned that Marxism-Leninism was a jealous god, tolerating no competing loyalties.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • But years ago he’d concluded that Marxism wouldn’t answer the questions posed by the suffering he encountered in Haiti.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • If I could not challenge their dedication, I could still question the philosophical and practical underpinnings of Marxism.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • ’Sheng’s an avowed Marxist where the centralized state is concerned, but he has a healthy respect for capitalistic profits.’
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy

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  • First of all, there was a scroll of paper twenty yards long—one page pasted to another—which had drawings depicting the history of the human race from a Marxist point of view.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • There, her professor of Marxism expounded on the following theory of socialist art: Soviet society had made such progress that the basic conflict was no longer between good and evil but between good and better.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Are you with a Marxist newspaper?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • i have been a Catholic, a revelationist, a neo-Marxist, an interface zealot, a Bound Shaker, a satanist, a bishop in the Church of Jake’s Nada, and a dues-paying subscriber to the Assured Reincarnation Institute.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • [Note 1, below] The jargon peculiar to Marxist writing (HYENA, HANGMAN, CANNIBAL, PETTY BOURGEOIS, THESE GENTRY, LACKEY, FLUNKEY, MAD DOG, WHITE GUARD, etc.) consists largely of words and phrases translated from Russian, German or French; but the normal way of coining a new word is to use a Latin or Greek root with the appropriate affix and, where necessary, the ’-ize’ formation.
    George Orwell  --  Politics and the English Language
  • The leader of this coalition was a man named Laurent-Désiré Kabila, a former Marxist rebel who had been educated in France and was, until his rapid ascension to power, a relative unknown in Congo.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • But I’m no Marxist; we Fifths have a practical program.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • "You fertility deities are worse than Marxists," he said.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Didn’t it lead, inevitably, to Marxism?
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • FATHER-ROBERT: Marxists.
    Eugene Ionesco  --  The Future Is in Eggs
  • Why on earth should a man, because he is a Marxist, be a drivelling idiot?
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • He had never sought the dissolution of the Soviet Union and never renounced his fundamental commitment to Marxism-Leninism.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Marxism.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • … So Santos joined forces with Carlos, two disillusioned Marxists in search of their personal cause-or maybe their own personal Hollywood.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • They pad your body and arm and neck and put a steel guard on your eyes and nose and across your ears—this is not like encountering a pragmatic Marxist in the jungle.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • As far as the Communist Party is concerned, and if I understand its policy correctly, it stands for the establishment of a State based on the principles of Marxism.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • No political gathering managed to attract so many people until half a century later, when the first Marxist candidate attempted, through strictly democratic channels, to become President.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • The university students, once great fans of the military "committee," were now split into those pushing for democracy and those who felt nothing short of an Albanian-style Marxism would do.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • We’re not Marxists, we’re nothing.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • You can measure such things solely with your eyes, and besides, when the last judgment comes, even Marxists won’t have protractors.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • So far all Grandm"re has taught me is how to sit; how to dress; how to use a fish fork; how to address senior members of the royal household staff; how to say thank you so much and no, I don’t care for that, in seven languages; how to make a Sidecar; and some Marxist theory.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • It was none of his business.) He had been droning along about "value," comparing the Marxist theory with the orthodox "use" theory.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • "A true Marxist is objective, Comrade Political Officer," Ramius chided, savoring this last argument with Putin.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Long before the Marxists came.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • He didn’t trust the Germans, Marxists or not, but they did make good medical equipment, including his X-ray, autoclave, and most of his pharmaceuticals.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Dr. Dadoo, one of the leaders of the 1946 resistance, was a well-known Marxist whose role as a fighter for human rights had made him a hero to all groups.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Marxists gave serious attention to national liberation movements and the Soviet Union in particular supported the national struggles of many colonial peoples.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • The Marxists worked from within the communal divides, never challenging them, never appearing not to.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • This was another reason why I amended my view of Communists and accepted the ANC position of welcoming Marxists into its ranks.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • But I had little knowledge of Marxism, and in political discussions with my Communist friends I found myself handicapped by my ignorance of Marxist philosophy.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • But I had little knowledge of Marxism, and in political discussions with my Communist friends I found myself handicapped by my ignorance of Marxist philosophy.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Marxism’s call to revolutionary action was music to the ears of a freedom fighter.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • In my reading of Marxist works, I found a great deal of information that bore on the type of problems that face a practical politician.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Who’s Karl Marxist?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Her old fears of the Revolution and the Marxist-Leninist menace had been rekindled by new television worries about the growing numbers of desperate and dispossessed people.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • It had been organized by the Travancore-Cochin Marxist Labour Union.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • How could he possibly know that in this old car there beats a truly Marxist heart?
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • And the man who had forced her to wave the Marxist Party flag.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • In Caracas, a spokesman for the Venezuelan Communist Party said Ilich is the son of a 70-year-old Marxist lawyer living 450 miles west of Caracas, but "neither father nor son belong to our party."
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • The Good of the People was a laudable enough goal, but in denying a man’s soul, an enduring part of his being, Marxism stripped away the foundation of human dignity and individual value.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
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