Darkness At Noon

Darkness At Noon

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 01/12/1994
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Darkness at Noon is set in an unnamed country ruled by a totalitarian government. Rubashov, once a powerful player in the regime, finds the tables turned on him when he is arrested and tried for treason. His reflections on his previous life and his experiences in prison form the heart of this moving and though-provoking masterpiece.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099424918
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Weight: 159g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm

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Darkness At Noon
If Orwell loved it ... so will you!
Nicholas Salmanovitch Rubashov is being tortured. It’s not the ripping out of fingernails and the taking of hammers to knees kind of torture; rather it’s t... READ MORE
Alfred S
Darkness At Noon
A highlight of western Literature
There are parts to this 211pp novel that seem to refer to Dostoevsky's world view, then Raskolnikov is mentioned and the allusion is made very real. The no... READ MORE
Michael Rothwell
Darkness At Noon
How communist dictatorships are sustained
“He is made out of a certain material which becomes the tougher the more you hammer on it”. So says one of the interrogators, more accurately torturers,... READ MORE
Ian C