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Heart of darkness : and, the Congo diary / Joseph Conrad.

Authors: Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
Call number: FIC CON
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Publication date: 2007.
Subject: Fugitives from justice -- Fiction.
Ship captains -- Fiction.
Europeans -- Africa -- Fiction.
Trading posts -- Fiction.
Degeneration -- Fiction.
Imperialism -- Fiction.
Africa -- Fiction.
Congo River -- Discovery and exploration -- Fiction.
Series title: Penguin classics.
Title: Heart of darkness : and, the Congo diary / Joseph Conrad.
Additional title: Heart of darkness
Congo diary.
Physical description: 136 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Contents note: Acknowledgements -- Chronology -- Introduction to Heart of Darkness / edited with introduction and notes by Owen Knowles -- Introduction to The Congo Diary / edited with notes by Robert Hampson -- Further reading -- A note on the texts -- Map of the River Congo - Heart of darkness -- The Congo diary -- Appendix: author's note (1917) -- Notes -- Glossary of nautical terms.
Heart of darkness -- Congo diary.
Summary note: Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz. Traveling up river to 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 those of Western civilization.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Added author: Stape, J. H. (John Henry)
ISBN: 9780141441672
0141441674
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1186476
Bib No.: 1186476

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