Heart of Darkness
In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Traveling 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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
appeared asked bank became began believe body bush chap clear coming course cried darkness dead death don’t earth everything eyes face feeling feet fellow felt fire forest gave give glance gone grass hands head hear heard heart heavy human idea imagine immense ivory keep kind knew Kurtz land lifted light live looked lost manager mean mind months moved murmured mystery never night once opened perhaps pilgrims reach remained remarkable remember rest river round savage seemed seen shadow ships shore short side silence slowly sometimes soul sound speak station steamboat steamer stood stopped stream suddenly talk tell thing thought took trade trees turned understand voice waiting wanted watched whisper whole wilderness woods