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  • Darkness at Noon

    A Novel

    The newly discovered lost text of Arthur Koestler’s modern masterpiece, Darkness at Noon—t****he haunting portrait of a revolutionary, imprisoned and tortured under totalitarian rule—is now restored and in a completely new translation.Editor Michael Scammell and translator Philip Boehm bring us a brilliant novel, a remarkable discovery, and a new translation of an international classic.In print ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

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    Darkness at Noon

    Narrated by Frank Muller ...


    8 hours 16 min

    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 ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Study Guide to Darkness at Noon and The Age of Longing by Arthur Koestler

    series Bright Notes
    A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Arthur Koestler, one of the twentieth century's greatest political writers. Titles in this study guide include Darkness at Noon and The Age of Longing.As an influential voice of anti-Soviet literature, Koestler demonstrates that ethical imperatives cannot be over-analyzed or rationalized by ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    Unlock the more straightforward side of Darkness at Noon with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler, which tells the story of Nicholas Rubashov, a high-ranking political player in an unnamed totalitarian state. When the Party he has devoted itself to takes a new direction and falls under the sway of a new, ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Arthur Koestler’s Fiction and the Genre of the Novel

    Rubashov and Beyond

    Featuring a selection of brand new essays by a group of accomplished scholars, Arthur Koestler's Fiction and the Genre of the Novel covers all of Koestler's novels published in his lifetime, the first book to attempt this in English since Mark Levene's Arthur Koestler, published thirty-seven years ago. The team of contributors, with research backgrounds in history, political science, religious ... Read more

    $40.49 USD

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  • Darkness at Noon Lesson Plans

    by BookRags ...
    The Darkness at Noon lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. The lessons and activities will help students gain an intimate understanding of the text; while the tests and ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Ready Reference Treatise: Darkness at Noon

    by Raja Sharma ...
    series Ready Reference Treatises #67
    “Darkness at Noon” by Arthur Koestler was first published in 1940. It is considered as his best known work.The story revolves around Rubashov, an Old Bolshevik. The story describes his arrest, his trial for treason against the government he had helped to create, and his imprisonment.The story is set in 1938, during the period of Stalinist Great Purge and Moscow show trials.Though the novel does ... Read more

    $1.50 USD

  • Thieves in the Night

    Thieves in the Night : Chronicle of an Experiment was written in 1946. Originally intended to be the first of a trilogy, Koestler later concluded that the book stood on its own and plans for further novels made redundant.Based on the author's own experiences in a kibbutz, it sets up a stage in describing the historical roots of the conflict between Arabs and Jewish settlers in the British ruled ... Read more

    $5.89 USD

  • Scum of the Earth

    At the beginning of the Second World War, Koestler was living in the south of France working on Darkness at Noon. After retreating to Paris he was imprisoned by the French as an undesirable alien even though he had been a respected crusader against fascism. Only luck and his passionate energy allowed him to escape the fate of many of the innocent refugees, who were handed over to the Nazis for ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Sleepwalkers

    A History of Man's Changing Vision of the Universe

    Arthur Koestler's extraordinary history of humanity's changing vision of the universeIn this masterly synthesis, Arthur Koestler cuts through the sterile distinction between 'sciences' and 'humanities' to bring to life the whole history of cosmology from the Babylonians to Newton. He shows how the tragic split between science and religion arose and how, in particular, the modern world-view ... Read more

    $14.89 USD

  • The Trail of the Dinosaur

    Arthur Koestler's publications manifest a wide range of political, scientific and literary interests. The Trail of the Dinosaur gathers some of his best-known essays and speeches.The Trail of the Dinosaur , first published in 1955, contains a great deal of Koestler's thinking for the first ten years after the war – a 'farewell to arms' as he wrote in his preface. These essays deal with the ... Read more

    $5.89 USD