The Resource Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad ; edited with an introduction by Paul O'Prey

Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad ; edited with an introduction by Paul O'Prey

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Heart of darkness
Title
Heart of darkness
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Joseph Conrad ; edited with an introduction by Paul O'Prey
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eng
Summary
Horror awaits Marlow, a seaman assigned by an ivory company to retrieve a cargo boat and one of its employees, Mr. Kurtz who is stranded in the heart of the Africa, deep in the Belgian Congo. Marlow's journey up the brooding dark river soon becomes a struggle to maintain his own sanity as he witnesses the brutalization of the natives by white traders and discovers the enigmatic Mr. Kurtz. Kurtz, once a genius and the company's most successful representative, has become a savage. His compound is decorated by a row of human heads mounted on spears. The demonic mastermind, liberated from the conventions of European culture, has traded his soul to become ruler of his own horrific dominion
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Dewey number
823/.9/12
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no index present
LC call number
  • PZ3.C764
  • PR6005.O4
LC item number
He 1975
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Penguin modern classics
Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad ; edited with an introduction by Paul O'Prey
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110 p.
Isbn
9780140240177
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(pbk.)
Lccn
77367997

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