Collins Classics - Heart Of Darkness by Joseph ConradCollins Classics - Heart Of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Collins Classics - Heart Of Darkness

byJoseph Conrad

Mass Market Paperback | April 17, 2013

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'The reaches opened before us and closed behind, as if the forest had stepped leisurely across the water to bar the way for our return. We penetrated deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness.'

At the peak of European Imperialism, steamboat captain Charles Marlow travels deep into the African Congo on his way to relieve the elusive Mr Kurtz, an ivory trader renowned for his fearsome reputation. On his journey into the unknown Marlow takes a terrifying trip into his own subconscious, overwhelmed by his menacing, perilous and horrifying surroundings.

The landscape and the people he meets force him to reflect on human nature and society, and in turn Conrad writes revealingly about the dangers of imperialism.

About The Author

Joseph Conrad is recognized as one of the 20th century's greatest English language novelists. He was born Jozef Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski on December 3, 1857, in the Polish Ukraine. His father, a writer and translator, was from Polish nobility, but political activity against Russian oppression led to his exile. Conrad was orphaned at ...
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Title:Collins Classics - Heart Of DarknessFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7 × 4.5 × 0.42 inPublished:April 17, 2013Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007368623

ISBN - 13:9780007368624

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