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Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
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A masterpiece of twentieth-century writing, Heart of Darkness exposes the tenuous fabric that holds "civilization" together and the brutal horror at the center of European colonialism. Conrad's crowning achievement recounts Marlow's physical and psychological journey deep into the heart of the... show more
A masterpiece of twentieth-century writing, Heart of Darkness exposes the tenuous fabric that holds "civilization" together and the brutal horror at the center of European colonialism. Conrad's crowning achievement recounts Marlow's physical and psychological journey deep into the heart of the Belgian Congo in search of the mysterious trader Kurtz. @JungleFever Heading down to Africa on a boat. Too hot! I get the creeping sense this job isn’t going to be as cushy as they made it sound. The natives seem unhappy. Some are even violent! Why don’t they appreciate how much we’ve done for them? Ungrateful welfare leeches, I say! From Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140281637 (0140281630)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 146
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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