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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Books by Arthur Koestler, Novels by Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon, the Thirteenth Tribe, Spanish Testament, the Heel of Achilles: Essays 1968-1973, Dialogue With Death, the Ghost in the Machi This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Books by Arthur Koestler, Novels by Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon, the Thirteenth Tribe, Spanish Testament, the Heel of Achilles: Essays 1968-1973, Dialogue With Death, the Ghost in the Machine, Scum of the Earth, Janus: a Summing Up, the Sleepwalkers, the Encyclop dia of Sexual Knowledge, the Invisible Writing, Arrow in the Blue, the God That Failed, the Roots of Coincidence, Arrival and Departure, the Gladiators, Thieves in the Night, Stranger on the Square, the Lotus and the Robot, the Call-Girls. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Darkness at Noon (German: Sonnenfinsternis) is a novel by the Hungarian-born British novelist Arthur Koestler, first published in 1940. His best-known work, it tells the tale of Rubashov, a Bolshevik old guard and 1917 revolutionary who is first cast out and then imprisoned and tried for treason by the Soviet government he once helped create. The novel is set in 1938 during the Stalinist purges and Moscow show trials. It reflects the author's personal disillusionment with Communism; Koestler knew some of the defendants at the Moscow trials. Although the characters have Russian names, neither Russia nor the Soviet Union are actually mentioned by name as the location of the book. Joseph Stalin is described as "Number One," a barely-seen and menacing totalitarian leader. The novel was originally written in German and translated into English by Daphne Hardy, while living with Koestler in Paris in early 1940. Koestler and Hardy fled Paris in May 1940 just ahead of the German army. Koestler attempted suicide in Bordeaux after hearing a false report that the ship taking Hardy to England (along with the only manuscript) had been torpedoed and all hands lost. Koestler described the episode in ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=61936


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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Books by Arthur Koestler, Novels by Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon, the Thirteenth Tribe, Spanish Testament, the Heel of Achilles: Essays 1968-1973, Dialogue With Death, the Ghost in the Machi This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Books by Arthur Koestler, Novels by Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon, the Thirteenth Tribe, Spanish Testament, the Heel of Achilles: Essays 1968-1973, Dialogue With Death, the Ghost in the Machine, Scum of the Earth, Janus: a Summing Up, the Sleepwalkers, the Encyclop dia of Sexual Knowledge, the Invisible Writing, Arrow in the Blue, the God That Failed, the Roots of Coincidence, Arrival and Departure, the Gladiators, Thieves in the Night, Stranger on the Square, the Lotus and the Robot, the Call-Girls. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Darkness at Noon (German: Sonnenfinsternis) is a novel by the Hungarian-born British novelist Arthur Koestler, first published in 1940. His best-known work, it tells the tale of Rubashov, a Bolshevik old guard and 1917 revolutionary who is first cast out and then imprisoned and tried for treason by the Soviet government he once helped create. The novel is set in 1938 during the Stalinist purges and Moscow show trials. It reflects the author's personal disillusionment with Communism; Koestler knew some of the defendants at the Moscow trials. Although the characters have Russian names, neither Russia nor the Soviet Union are actually mentioned by name as the location of the book. Joseph Stalin is described as "Number One," a barely-seen and menacing totalitarian leader. The novel was originally written in German and translated into English by Daphne Hardy, while living with Koestler in Paris in early 1940. Koestler and Hardy fled Paris in May 1940 just ahead of the German army. Koestler attempted suicide in Bordeaux after hearing a false report that the ship taking Hardy to England (along with the only manuscript) had been torpedoed and all hands lost. Koestler described the episode in ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=61936

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