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Heart of darkness ; Congo diary

Author: Joseph Conrad; Owen Knowles; Robert Hampson
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Travelling 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Owen Knowles; Robert Hampson
ISBN: 9780141441672 0141441674
OCLC Number: 607194466
Description: xlvii, 136 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgement --
Chronology --
Introduction to Heart of darkness --
Introduction to 'The Congo diary' --
Further reading --
A note on the texts --
Map of the River Congo --
Heart of darkness --
The Congo diary --
Appendix: author's note (1917) --
Notes --
Glossary of nautical terms.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Congo diary.
Congo diary
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; edited with introduction and notes by Owen Knowles ; The Congo diary edited with notes by Robert Hampson.

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Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz: dying, insane, and guilty of unspeakable atrocities. Travelling upriver to  Read more...

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