Heart of Darkness, With, The Congo Diary
Penguin, 1995 - 166 pages
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Ma_Washigeri - LibraryThing
Very powerful. I already want to keep going back and dipping in to odd pages. I shall have to look out for my own copy as this one is going back to the library. The odd thing is how contemporary it ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - theokester - LibraryThing
I'm somewhat torn. The English Major in me would really like to give this book a higher rating. The reader in me has a hard time doing so. I read this book back in High School and could honestly not ... Read full review