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    Heart of Darkness (Thrift Study Edition) (Hardback) By (author) Joseph Conrad

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    DescriptionA ferryboat captain in search of a notorious ivory trader ventures into an African jungle, where he discovers a dark side of the human condition. In this burning indictment of colonialism, Joseph Conrad drew upon his own shipboard experiences in the region formerly known as the Belgian Congo. His novella explores the potential for evil that lurks behind the illusion of civilized restraint. No student of modern fiction can afford to neglect "Heart of Darkness" or to overlook its narrative and symbolic richness, penetrating character studies, and psychological power. A definitive survey, this Dover Thrift Study Edition offers the novel's complete and unabridged text, plus a comprehensive study guide.Created to help readers gain a thorough understanding of the content and context of "Heart of Darkness, " the guide includes: - Chapter-by-chapter summaries - Explanations and discussions of the plot - Question-and-answer sections - Conrad biography - List of characters and more

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    Heart of Darkness
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joseph Conrad
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486475677
    ISBN 10: 0486475670

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27220
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    DC22: 823.912
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC subject category V2: FC
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    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    DC22: 823/.912
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 13
    B&T General Subject: 770
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    LC classification: PR6005.O4 H4 2009
    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Edition statement
    Study ed.
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    27 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York