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Darkness at noon

Author: Arthur Koestler; Daphne Hardy
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [2006]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fictional portrayal of the nightmare politics of our time. Its hero is an aging revolutionary, imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the Party to which he has dedicated his life. As the pressure to confess preposterous crimes increases, he re-lives a career that embodies the terrible ironies and human betrayals of a totalitarian movement masking itself as an instrument of deliverance.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Koestler; Daphne Hardy
ISBN: 1416540261 9781416540267 0025652001 9780025652002
OCLC Number: 74491552
Notes: Originally published New York : Macmillan Company, 1941, copyright renewed 1968 by Mrs. F.H.K. Henries (Daphne Hardy) (t.p. verso); printed October 2006 (p. [4] of cover).
Description: ix, 273 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Arthur Koestler ; translated by Daphne Hardy.

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Fictional portrayal of the nightmare politics of our time. Its hero is an aging revolutionary, imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the Party to which he has dedicated his life. As the pressure to confess preposterous crimes increases, he re-lives a career that embodies the terrible ironies and human betrayals of a totalitarian movement masking itself as an instrument of deliverance.

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