Questions tagged [darkness-at-noon]

Questions about the novel 'Darkness at Noon' (German: 'Sonnenfinsternis'), originally written in German but first published in English in 1941. Use with the tag [arthur-koestler].

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In what sense do The Gladiators, Darkness at Noon, and Arrival and Departure form a trilogy?

Arthur Koestler's three novels The Gladiators (1939), Darkness at Noon (1940), and Arrival and Departure (1943) are said to form a trilogy. The first is set during the Spartacus slave rebellion in 73 ...
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What was Koestler's opinion of Hardy's translation of Darkness at Noon?

It is a well-known story that the original German manuscript of Darkness at Noon was presumed lost until relatively recently (2015), well after Koestler's death. The English translation by Daphne ...
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Why did the book held by Rubashov change title between different versions of "Darkness at Noon"?

The English translation of Koestler's Darkness at Noon was made in 1940 by Daphne Hardy. Since the original version of the manuscript was presumed lost, for many years this was the only copy of the ...
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