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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad; Verlyn Klinkenborg
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1993.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 174.
Edition/Format:   Print 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
Parables
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Verlyn Klinkenborg
ISBN: 0679428011 9780679428015
OCLC Number: 28181796
Description: xxix, 110 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 174.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; with an introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg.
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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 and values of his society.

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