~Straight up: Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness
~The twist: an introduction by you.
~ Annotated literary pairing for a truly immersive experience.
Considered one of the most influential stories ever written, Heart of Darkness follows ferry boat captain Charlie Marlow, as he recalls his experience with the god among the natives, Kurtz. A man he believes has gone mad in one of the darkest places on earth.
Presented with perfect pairing partners for epicurean pleasure, this Tar & Feather Classic also features an introduction where you are the author- creating a truly bespoke gift or addition to your personal library.
About the Author
Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) grew up amid political unrest in Russian-occupied Poland. After twenty years at sea with the French and British merchant navies, he settled in England in 1894. Over the next three decades he revolutionized the English novel with books such as Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and especially Heart of Darkness, his best-known and most influential work.
Date of Birth:December 3, 1857
Date of Death:August 3, 1924
Place of Birth:Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia
Place of Death:Bishopsbourne, Kent, England
Education:Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France