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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad; David Case
Publisher: [Ashland, Ore.] : Blackstone Audio, ℗1993.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView 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: Audiobooks
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Parables
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; David Case
ISBN: 9781433203824 1433203820
OCLC Number: 154698315
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 4:00:00.
"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
"Originally published in 1902"--Container.
Performer(s): Read by David Case.
Description: 4 audio discs (4 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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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