Darkness at noon

by Arthur Koestler

Publisher: Cape in London

Written in English
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StatementArthur Koestler ; translated by Daphne Hardy.
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Open LibraryOL22255207M

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Darkness at Noon is considered one of the greatest books of the twentieth century residing on a shelf with such classics as George Orwell's The story tells the tale of Nicolas Rubashov.

He has been arrested for a supposed assassination plot against the leader of the totalitarian nation/5(). About The Book The newly discovered lost text of Arthur Koestler’s modern masterpiece, Darkness at Noon —t he haunting portrait of a revolutionary, imprisoned and tortured under totalitarian rule—is now restored and in a completely new ed on: Septem Arthur Koestler () was a Hungarian-British author and journalist who immersed himself in the major ideological and social conflicts of his time.

In Koestler joined the Communist Party of Germany until, disillusioned by Stalinism, he resigned in In he published his novel Darkness at Noon /5(). Darkness at Noon (German: Sonnenfinsternis) is a novel by Hungarian-born British novelist Arthur Koestler, first published in His best known work, it is the tale of Rubashov, an Old Bolshevik who is arrested, imprisoned, and tried for treason against the government that he had helped to create.4/5.

Darkness at Noon still lives as a study of fear and victimhood, of state brutality, of unjust imprisonment, of interrogation and forced confession/5(44).