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Originally published in 1941, Arthur Koestler's modern masterpiece, Darkness At Noon, is a powerful and haunting portrait of a Communist revolutionary caught in the vicious fray of the Moscow show trials of the late 1930s. During Stalin's purges, Nicholas Rubashov, an aging revolutionary, is imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the party he has devoted his life to. Under mounting pressure...
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intense, thrilling, breathtaking!
Dec 31st, 2017
An absolutely chilling novel. Never let the truth, justice, fairness get in the way of the desired political outcome. The revolution is everything - the individual is nothing. I loved this novel which reminded me of why it is so important to not take our political processes for granted.
Jun 18th, 2015
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