Darkness at Noon

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An aging revolutionary is imprisoned and psychologically tortured by the Party to which he has dedicated his life. He recalls a career that embodies the ironies and betrayals of a totalitarian government.

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Great insight into a world my generation never knew. - Goodreads
The ending paragraph punched me in the gut. - Goodreads
Wonderful writing style. - Goodreads
Also Koestler is a great writer, for what it's worth) - Goodreads
It's not in the prose style. - Goodreads
see my notes on "the invisible writing" - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jeremy Preacher - Goodreads

I read Darkness at Noon in high school, and I've kept the book all these years. I just reread it, and... damn. I vaguely remember being frustrated that Rubakov didn't do what I considered to be "the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Todd Kalinski - Goodreads

A bold text. A harrowing tale of life in a totalitarian regime. The novel reads as if in a fog, a fog that you can't quite get out of, almost a paralyzed state of a drug induced stupor. If you enjoy the works of Sarte, Kafka & even Orwell, this is a book to be read. Read full review

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