Darkness at Noon

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Product Number: Z12534
Released: May 15, 2016
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ISBN: #9781501928161
Narrator/s: Frank Muller
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A fictional portrayal of an aging revolutionary, this novel is a powerful commentary on the nightmare politics of the troubled 20th century. Born in Hungary in 1905, a defector from the Communist Party in 1938, and then arrested in both Spain and France for his political views, Arthur Koestler writes from a wealth of personal experience. Imprisoned by the political party to which he has dedicated his life, Nicolas Rubashov paces his prison cell, examining his life and remembering his tempestuous career. As the old intelligentsia is eradicated to make way for the new, he is psychologically tortured and forced to confess to preposterous crimes. Comparing himself to Moses, led to the Promised Land but refused entry, he sees only darkness at the end of his life where once he saw such promise for humanity. Frank Muller's narrative expertise is perfect for this haunting work. Rubashov's personal agony becomes Muller's as he presents Koestler's relevant and important questions to a world entering a new millennium.

Author(s): Arthur Koestler
Genre: Classics
Imprint: Clipper Audio

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Author(s): Arthur Koestler
Narrator(s): Frank Muller
Genre: Classics
Product Number C1079
Released: Jan 06, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780788737220
Author(s): Arthur Koestler
Product Number EB00561911
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 1 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9781439188453

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