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Heart of Darkness

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Based on 165,963 Ratings and 6,003 Reviews

Book Description
In a novella which remains highly controversial to this day, Conrad explores the relations between Africa and Europe. On the surface, this is a horrifying tale of colonial exploitation. The narrator, Marlowe, journeys on business deep into the heart of Africa. But there he encounters Kurtz, an idealist apparently crazed and depraved by his power over the natives, and the meeting prompts Marlowe to... More
Book Information
PublisherRandom House Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (206 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages160
ISBN-101857151747
ISBN-13978-1857151749
Publication Date09/16/1993
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About Joseph Conrad (Author) : Joseph Conrad (born Teodor Józef Konrad Nałęcz-Korzeniowski, 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-born novelist who spent most of his adult life in Britain. Some of his works have been l... more
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About Verlyn Klinkenborg (Introduction) : Verlyn Klinkenborg is credited in . A published credit of Verlyn Klinkenborg is Walden (Everyman's Library).
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