Darkness at Noon
  • Author : Arthur Koestler
  • Release Date : 27 January 2015
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9781476785554
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Book excerpt: First published in 1941, a classic portrait of a Soviet revolutionary who is imprisoned and tortured under Stalin's rule finds him agonizingly reflecting on his ironic career under the totalitarian movement.

Darkness at Noon

Darkness at Noon

Author : Arthur Koestler
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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First published in 1941, a classic portrait of a Soviet revolutionary who is imprisoned and tortured under Stalin's rule finds him agonizingly reflecting on his ironic career under the totalitarian movement....

Darkness at Noon

Darkness at Noon

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