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Heart of Darkness

Average rating
3 out of 5
Based on 42,770 Ratings and 2,636 Reviews

Book Description
Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness' is widely regarded as one of the most significant works of English literature and part of the Western canon. The story was the inspiration for Francis Ford Coppola's 'Apocalypse Now'. This highly symbolic story is actually a story within a story, or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts, from dusk through to late night, his adventure into the Congo t... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (206 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages128
ISBN-100140431683
ISBN-13978-0140431681
Publication Date04/03/1984
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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 Paul O'Prey (Editor) : Paul O'Prey is a published author and an editor. Some of the published credits of Paul O'Prey include Heart of Darkness (Penguin Classics).
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10/3/2015 Joshua Mark said:
Heart of Darkness is among my favorite works ever written. The story draws a reader in slowly until one is completely living in the world Conrad has created. It's an amazing work to experience as a reader and a great learning experience for a writer. I encourage everyone to read the story by candlel... more

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