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Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad ; introduction by Adam Hochschild ; notes and apparatus by Timothy S. Hayes
New York : Penguin Books, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PR6005.O4 H4 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Europeans -- Africa -- Fiction
Trading posts -- Fiction
Degeneration -- Fiction
Imperialism -- Fiction
Subject Africa -- Fiction
Physical Description xx, 123 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-123)
Includes filmography
Summary "Joseph Conrad's enduring portrait of the ugliness of colonialism in a deluxe edition with a gripping cover by 'Hellboy' artist Mike Mignola. 'Heart of Darkness' is the thrilling tale of Marlow, a seaman and wanderer recounting his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz. Traveling upriver into the heart of the African continent, he gradually becomes obsessed by this enigmatic, wraith-like figure. Marlow's discovery of how Kurtz has gained his position of power over the local people involves him in a radical questioning, not only of his own nature and values, but of those that underpin Western civilization itself."--Publisher description
NOTE 534570
Series Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
Penguin classics deluxe edition
Alternate Author Hochschild, Adam
Hayes, Timothy Scott

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