Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness

byJoseph Conrad, Sheba Blake

Kobo ebook | April 19, 2017

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Heart of Darkness is a novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow. Marlow tells his story to friends aboard a boat anchored on the River Thames, London, England. This setting provides the frame for Marlow's story of his obsession with the ivory trader Kurtz, which enables Conrad to create a parallel between London and Africa as places of darkness. Central to Conrad's work is the idea that there is little difference between so-called civilised people and those described as savages; Heart of Darkness raises questions about imperialism and racism. Originally published as a three-part serial story in Blackwood's Magazine, Heart of Darkness has been variously published and translated into many languages. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked Heart of Darkness as the sixty-seventh of the hundred best novels in English of the twentieth century.

Title:Heart of DarknessFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 19, 2017Publisher:Sheba Blake PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3961893403

ISBN - 13:9783961893409

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