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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
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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...
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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"--Title page verso.
Description: 122 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: World classics in large print; British author series
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad.

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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.

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