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Heart of Darkness - Robert Hampson, Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
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In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Travelling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's... show more
In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Travelling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140186529 (0140186522)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 166
Edition language: English
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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.
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...
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