Heart of Darkness: Large Print Edition

Heart of Darkness: Large Print Edition

by Joseph Conrad

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Overview

'I don't like work - no man does - but I like what is in the work - the chance to find yourself. Your own reality - for yourself not for others - what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means.'


The story of steamboat captain Marlow's voyage on the Congo River into the Congo Free State, where he meets and becomes fascinated by Mr Kurtz, one of the dominating figures of the region...

The book is a rich blend of adventure, human psychology and character development

The novella is one of the most discussed books in literature and is controversial for its depiction of the African characters in the story and has been accused of dehumanising the African people.

This is an unabridged edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781544684765
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/14/2017
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

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

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