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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. ; Baltimore : Penguin, 1973, 1975 printing, ©1902.
Series: Penguin modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Horror awaits Marlow, a seaman assigned by an ivory company to retrieve a cargo boat and one of its employees, Mr. Kurtz who is stranded in the heart of the Africa, deep in the Belgian Congo. Marlow's journey up the brooding dark river soon becomes a struggle to maintain his own sanity as he witnesses the brutalization of the natives by white traders and discovers the enigmatic Mr. Kurtz. Kurtz, once a genius and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad
ISBN: 0140035664 9780140035667 0140274227 9780140274226
OCLC Number: 3414861
Description: 110 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad.

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Tells of the journey of the author, a seaman, up the Congo; a journey in search of ivory, wealth and power. This book features the distant but fascinating figure of Kurtz; worshipped and feared by  Read more...

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