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Heart of Darkness (Dover Thrift Editions)

Heart of Darkness (Dover Thrift Editions)
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Description: Although Polish by birth, Joseph Conrad (1857–1924) is regarded as one of the greatest writers in English, and Heart of Darkness, first published in 1902, is considered by many his "most famous, finest, and most enigmatic story." — Encyclopaedia Britannica. The tale concerns the journey of the narrator (Marlow) up the Congo River on behalf of a Belgian trading company. Far upriver, he encounters the mysterious Kurtz, an ivory trader who exercises an almost godlike sway over the inhabitants of the region. Both repelled and fascinated by the man, Marlow is brought face to face with the corruption and despair that Con ... (more)
Manufacturer: Dover Publications
Release date: 1 July 1990
ISBN-10 : 0486264645 | ISBN-13: 9780486264646
Tags: Africa (2), Novel (2), Journey (2), Philosophy (2), Boat (2), English (2), Madness (2), Classic (2), Ambition (2), Religion (2), Novella (2), Classics (2), Colonisation (2)
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