Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

eBook - 2007
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Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz. Traveling up river to the heart of the African continent, he gradually becomes obsessed by this enigmatic, wraith-like figure. Marlow's discovery of how Kurtz has gained his position of power over the local people involves him in a radical questioning, not only of his own nature and values, but those of Western civilization. This edition contains Conrad's Congo Diary of 1890--the first notes, in effect, for the novel that was composed at the end of the decade.
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2007.
ISBN: 9781772752632
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xlvii, 136 pages) : map.
Alternative Title: Congo diary.

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