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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2011.
Series: Popular Penguins.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adventure fiction. Classic fiction. Marlow, a ferry-boat captain on foreign assignment in the Congo, searches for the legendary and feared Mr. Kurtz, unprepared for what he will find. On his journey he encounters the darkness of the wilderness; the darkness of colonization, and ultimately, the darkness within every man. Heart of Darkness is a powerful indictment of the evils of imperialism.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad
ISBN: 9780143566441 014356644X
OCLC Number: 765525997
Notes: Originally published : 1899.
Description: xlvii, 136 p. : map ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Popular Penguins.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad.

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Adventure fiction. Classic fiction. Marlow, a ferry-boat captain on foreign assignment in the Congo, searches for the legendary and feared Mr. Kurtz, unprepared for what he will find. On his journey he encounters the darkness of the wilderness; the darkness of colonization, and ultimately, the darkness within every man. Heart of Darkness is a powerful indictment of the evils of imperialism.

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