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Heart of Darkness (Annotated Edition) - Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness (Annotated Edition)
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“Heart of Darkness” is a novel by Joseph Conrad (1857-1924). It was first published in 1899.The story takes place in Congo, at the end of XIX century. It narrates the story of Marlow, a British sailor who went to Congo to work for a commercial company. He is assigned to travel up the river, in... show more
“Heart of Darkness” is a novel by Joseph Conrad (1857-1924). It was first published in 1899.The story takes place in Congo, at the end of XIX century. It narrates the story of Marlow, a British sailor who went to Congo to work for a commercial company. He is assigned to travel up the river, in the interior land, towards a far station of the company, managed with wild methods by a man who made himself worshipped by a tribe of savages…The novella has been adapted for the screen numerous times, including a famous Francis Ford Coppola's retelling: the movie Apocalypse Now.The ebook also contains “A Personal Record”, an autobiographical text written by Conrad in 1912.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00AVO7WO2
Pages no: 145
Edition language: English
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KOMET
KOMET rated it
1.5 LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO DARKNESS
I struggled with this book for months. At times, I was loathe to continue with it, and would put the book aside for weeks at a time. But I persisted, if only because I had read about 30 years ago another work of Joseph Conrad whose setting was the Dutch East Indies. And for me, Joseph Conrad (a Pole...
Calyre
Calyre rated it
C'est impossible. Nous vivons comme nous rêvons - seuls...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0
Seriously, one of those books that you always look at differently.
A Bookworms Bookshelf
A Bookworms Bookshelf rated it
0.5 Heart of Darkness
Let’s get right down to it folks: I hate this book. I hate it with a burning passion, and I’m experiencing severe dislike for my English teacher for making me read this pile of shit. She’s a lovely lady, but I don’t understand why she hates me because there’s no other reason as to why she would make...
It's a Books World
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2.0 Review: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Goodreads summary: 'The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future. What was there after all? Joy, fear, sorrow, devotion, rage - who can tell? - but truth - truth stripped of its cloak of time. Let the fool gape and shudder - the man kno...
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