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  - Claire - Goodreads

This book is somewhat similar to One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, except this nightmare clearly ends, whereas ID Shukov, the author A. Solzhenitsyn's alter ego, *edit* had a nightmare which did ... Read full review

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User Review  - Samuel - Goodreads

A story of the horrors of Soviet Russia and one man's arrest, life and death as a political prisoner. Read full review

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