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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad; David Case
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, [2005]
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the kind of novel that keeps working in your mind long after you have finished listening to it. It is compelling, exotic, and suspenseful, and it is far more than just an adventure story. It is a novel that explores deep into the hearts and dark regions of the souls of its characters, and into the conflicts prevalent in more primative cultures. It is also perhaps one of the greatest pictures in all of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)34796203
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; David Case
ISBN: 0786142480 9780786142484
OCLC Number: 145617049
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 3:58:08.
Performer(s): Read by David Case.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 57045 KB; MP3 file size: 111831 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad.

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This is the kind of novel that keeps working in your mind long after you have finished listening to it. It is compelling, exotic, and suspenseful, and it is far more than just an adventure story. It is a novel that explores deep into the hearts and dark regions of the souls of its characters, and into the conflicts prevalent in more primative cultures. It is also perhaps one of the greatest pictures in all of literature of the moral deterioration and reversion to savagery that results from man's prolonged state of isolation. Marlow, the story's narrator, tells his friends of an experience in the British Congo where he once ran a river steamer for a trading company. He tells of the ivory traders' cruel exploitation of the natives there. Chief among these is a greedy and treacherous European named Kurtz, a man who has used savagery to obtain semi-divine power over the natives.

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