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Darkness at Noon

2 December 2020 6:00 pm

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Bookcover, Darkness at Noon, (detail)

On Wednesday 2 December at 6pm, prompted by the recent appearance of the paperback English edition of the re-discovered manuscript but also by the fact that 2020 is the 80th anniversary of the book’s original publication,cDavid Herman will chair a panel discussion about Arthur Koestler and his classic 1940 novel Darkness at Noon, the ultimate indictment of the evils of Stalinism and all totalitarian regimes. The other participants are Ariane Banks, Koestler’s niece and trustee of Koestler Arts, Michael Scammell, Koestler’s biographer, and writer Eva Hoffman. This event is held in association with Jewish Book Week.

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2 December 2020
6:00 pm
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