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Heart of darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad; Adam Hochschild; Timothy S Hayes
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2012.
Series: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Joseph Conrad's enduring portrait of the ugliness of colonialism in a deluxe edition with a gripping cover by 'Hellboy' artist Mike Mignola. 'Heart of Darkness' is the thrilling tale of Marlow, a seaman and wanderer recounting his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz. Traveling upriver into the heart of the African continent, he gradually becomes obsessed by this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad; Adam Hochschild; Timothy S Hayes
ISBN: 9780143106586 0143106589
OCLC Number: 796001965
Notes: Includes filmography.
Description: xx, 123 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by Adam Hochschild --
Heart of darkness --
Filmography --
Telling Africa's story today : recent films about Africa --
Contemporary reviews of Heart of darkness --
Further reading --
Character sketches --
Series Title: Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Responsibility: Joseph Conrad ; introduction by Adam Hochschild ; notes and apparatus by Timothy S. Hayes.


Marlow, a seaman, tells of a journey up the Congo. His goal is the troubled European and ivory trader Kurtz. Worshipped and feared by invaders as well as natives, Kurtz has become a godlike figure,  Read more...


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