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Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983. Darkness at noon

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Personal name headingKoestler, Arthur, 1905-1983. Darkness at noon
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Form of workNovels
Beginning date1940
Place of originParis (France)
Found inDarkness at noon, 1980: title page (Arthur Koestler; translated by Daphne Hardy)
Wikipedia, October 16, 2017 (Darkness at Noon; Darkness at Noon (German: Sonnenfinsternis) is a novel by Hungarian-born British novelist Arthur Koestler, first published in 1940; his best known work, it is the tale of Rubashov, an Old Bolshevik who is arrested, imprisoned, and tried for treason against the government that he had helped to create; Koestler wrote Darkness at Noon as the second part of a trilogy: the first volume was The Gladiators (1939), first published in Hungarian; the third novel was Arrival and Departure (1943); Koestler, who was by then living in London, wrote that novel in English; Darkness at Noon was written in German while Koestler was living in Paris; Koestler's companion, the sculptor Daphne Hardy, translated it into English during early 1940 while she was living in Paris with him)