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Rubashov walked up and down in the cell – “Darkness At Noon” – Arthur Koestler

July 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Writing

Rubashov walked up and down in the cell, from the door to the window and back, between bunk, wash-basin and bucket, six and a half steps there, six and a half steps back. At the door he turned to the right, at the window to the left: it was an old prison habit; if one did not change the direction of the turn one rapidly became dizzy.

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