Heart of Darkness (Paperback)
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Short Description for Heart of Darkness Dark allegory of a journey up the Congo River and the narrator's encounter with the mysterious Mr. Kurtz. Masterly blend of adventure, character study, psychological penetration. For many, Conrad's finest, most enigmatic story.
- Published: 18 March 1991
- Format: Paperback 80 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780486264646 ISBN 10: 0486264645
- Sales rank: 589
Full description for Heart of Darkness
In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Traveling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society.