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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad; Owen Knowles; Robert Hampson
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marlow, the narrator, tells his friends of an experience in the Congo, where he once ran a river steamer. Fascinated by reports about the powerful white trader, Kurtz, Marlow went into the jungle, expecting to find in Kurtz's character a clue to the evil around him. Compelling, vivid, exotic and suspenseful, this is among the half-dozen greatest short novels in the English language.
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Genre/Form: General fiction
Diaries
Fiction
Named Person: Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Owen Knowles; Robert Hampson
ISBN: 9780141441672 0141441674
OCLC Number: 819315173
Notes: Originally published in 1899.
Description: xlviii, 136 p. : 1 map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Congo diary.
Responsibility: edited with introduction and notes by Owen Knowles. The Congo diary / edited with notes by Robert Hampson / Joseph Conrad.

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Marlow, the narrator, tells his friends of an experience in the Congo, where he once ran a river steamer. Fascinated by reports about the powerful white trader, Kurtz, Marlow went into the jungle, expecting to find in Kurtz's character a clue to the evil around him. Compelling, vivid, exotic and suspenseful, this is among the half-dozen greatest short novels in the English language.

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