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Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
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Dark allegory describes the narrator's journey up the Congo River and his meeting with, and fascination by, Mr. Kurtz, a mysterious personage who dominates the unruly inhabitants of the region. Masterly blend of adventure, character development, psychological penetration. Considered by many... show more
Dark allegory describes the narrator's journey up the Congo River and his meeting with, and fascination by, Mr. Kurtz, a mysterious personage who dominates the unruly inhabitants of the region. Masterly blend of adventure, character development, psychological penetration. Considered by many Conrad's finest, most enigmatic story.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486264646 (0486264645)
ASIN: 486264645
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 72
Edition language: English
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Community Reviews
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
2.5 Whut?
I did not get this one at all. Well, more or less. The setting and atmosphere is excellently done and chilling. The whole vibe of everyone being a bit skewed from right in the head persistent and disturbing. The content on colonization, "civilizing" other cultures, and the measure of human vs sava...
JB's Reading Life
JB's Reading Life rated it
3.0 Heart of Darkness and the Congo Diary
Strange story, very well told, centred on unfolding the character of the enigmatic Kurtz who remained enigmatic. No particular plot so unsatisfying.
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.
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