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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Electric Book Co., 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in Poland, Conrad entered the British merchant service, becoming a master mariner and a naturalized British subject in 1886. In order to fill empty, boring hours at sea as a sailor, Conrad began writing his first novel. When he later transferred onto a Congo River, he started taking notes that would eventually become the basis for one of his masterpieces, Heart of Darkness. The novel was first serialized in  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad
ISBN: 1598756516 9781598756517
OCLC Number: 171567761
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preliminaries; Heart of Darkness.

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Born in Poland, Conrad entered the British merchant service, becoming a master mariner and a naturalized British subject in 1886. In order to fill empty, boring hours at sea as a sailor, Conrad began writing his first novel. When he later transferred onto a Congo River, he started taking notes that would eventually become the basis for one of his masterpieces, Heart of Darkness. The novel was first serialized in Blackwood's Magazine and appeared soon after as a single volume. It is one of Conrad's best-known stories and is centered around the death of the powerful white trader aboard a river.

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