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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad; D C R A Goonetilleke
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview ; Letchworth : Turpin, ©1999.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The story of Marlow travelling upriver in central Africa to find Kurtz, an ivory agent as consumed by the horror of human life as he is by physical illness.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; D C R A Goonetilleke
ISBN: 1551113074 9781551113074
OCLC Number: 41833576
Description: 258 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Responsibility: by Joseph Conrad ; edited by D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke.

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Heart of Darkness tells the story of Marlow as he travels upriver in central Africa to find Kurtz, an ivory agent as consumed by the horror of human life as he is by physical illness.'  Read more...

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"Goonetilleke's edition does much to restore the context [in which Conrad was writing] and begins with a helpful summary of Congo history. The edition contains excerpts from some of the best writers Read more...

 
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