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The heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Large Print Bookshelf, [2012].
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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad
ISBN: 1449504744 9781449504748
OCLC Number: 779978963
Notes: "Originally published in 1902"--T.p.
Description: 148 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
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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