skip to content
The Heart of Darkness Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Heart of Darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Sanbornville, N.H. : Large Print Book Co., 2008.
Series: World classics in large print; British author series
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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. While Marlow tries to get Kurtz back down the river, Kurtz  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad
ISBN: 9781596881082 1596881089
OCLC Number: 227921113
Notes: "First published in 1902"--T.p. verso.
Description: 122 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: World classics in large print; British author series
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad.

Abstract:

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. While Marlow tries to get Kurtz back down the river, Kurtz tries to justify his actions and motions, asserting that he has seen into the very heart of things.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/227921113>
library:oclcnum"227921113"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"Large print ed."
schema:bookFormatbgn:LargePrintBook
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:description"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. While Marlow tries to get Kurtz back down the river, Kurtz tries to justify his actions and motions, asserting that he has seen into the very heart of things."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/387114>
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:genre"Large type books"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"The Heart of Darkness"@en
schema:numberOfPages"122"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.