Heart of Darkness and Other Tales (Oxford World's Classics)
Publish date: September 25th 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 225
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, 19th Century
, English Literature
, Short Stories
my recent reading of the poisonwood bible definitely enhanced my reading of this book (for context) because it talks about nearly the same situation - white colonization of the congo, and the ravaging of the land and people by the whites, as well as their lack of understanding of the native people. ...
I originally read this as a junior in high school, and hated it. In fact, this is the only book I've ever destroyed. I had a nice little bonfire with it. Fast forward 14 years...I had to read this for a class at ISU this semester. I read it with a completely different world view than I had as a ...