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Heart Of Darkness (Hardback)

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Hardback 112 Pages / Published: 16/09/1993
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In a novella which remains highly controversial to this day, Conrad explores the relations between Africa and Europe. On the surface, this is a horrifying tale of colonial exploitation. The narrator, Marlowe journeys on business deep into the heart of Africa. But there he encounters Kurtz, an idealist apparently crazed and depraved by his power over the natives, and the meeting prompts Marlowe to reflect on the darkness at the heart of all men. This short but complex and often ambiguous story, which has been the basis of several films and plays, continues to provoke interpretation and discussion.

Publisher: Everyman
ISBN: 9781857151749
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 210 x 134 x 15 mm

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“Heart of Darkness”

I had to leave this. There was a few ideas that got my back up and the writing was just inaccessible, as in flat, there was no way in, no depth or dimension, they were just words on a page that followed on from... More

Paperback edition
29th January 2012
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“Illuminates the dark side of humanity”

Nothing personifies the corrupting influence of power and greed better than Kurtz,
driven to the limits of sanity not by uncivilised Africa, but by his selfish pursuit of wealth and control over the local populace.... More

Paperback edition
5th November 2016
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