Heart of Darkness (Paperback)

Author: Conrad, Joseph

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On a boat near the estuary of the Thames, Marlow tells his traveling companions of his reconnaissance expedition for a Belgian trading company to its most remote outpost in central Africa. He had been sent to find the elusive Kurtz, a brilliant idealist gone rogue. Marlow''s account relates not only the perils he encounters on his quest, but also the deterioration of his state of mind as he is confronted with a world that is hostile and alien. Renowned for its stylistic boldness and dramatic descriptions, this is a stark yet subtle examination of the powers of the subconscious and the workings of Western imperialism. This volume also contains Conrad''s "Congo Diary" and "Up-River Book," the journal he kept and notes he took while traveling in Africa.

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Publisher Createspace
Mfg Part# 9781449504748
SKU 214280804
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1449504744
Release Date 2/2/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0152
Publisher Createspace
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