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Heart Of Darkness Conrad

  • Heart of Darkness is Joseph Conrad's disturbing novella recounted by the itinerant captain Marlow sent to find and bring home the shadowy and inscrutable Captain Kurtz. Marlow and his men follow a river deep into a jungle, the "Heart of Darkness" of Africa looking for Kurtz, an unhinged leader of an isolated trading station. This highly...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1902
  • Born in Poland, Conrad entered the British merchant service, becoming a master mariner and a naturalized British subject in 1886. In order to fill empty, boring hours at sea as a sailor, Conrad began writing his first novel. When he later transferred onto a Congo River, he started taking notes that would eventually become the basis for one of his...

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1999
  • Marlow, the narrator of this story, travels up the Congo River to rescue Mr. Kurtz, a representative of a trading company. Kurtz is trapped in this desolate territory along with its uncontrollable occupants and brooding atmosphere. Kurtz's search for truth slowly and surely transforms him into an impenetrable dignitary. The trip is ominous with unpredictable...

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2004
  • Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1902) was first published as a three-part series in 1899 in Blackwood's Magazine. It presents the story of the raconteur, Marlow, who has been assigned to a foreign mission by a Belgian trading company on Congo River. Its subject is the dark heart of humanity, its message that man is basically malevolent and...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • The classic novel that inspired Apocalypse Now A European trading concern hires Marlow to pilot a boat up the Congo River in search of Kurtz?a first-class ivory agent and the manager of the company?s highly profitable Inner Station?who is believed to be on his deathbed. With a handful of pilgrims as his passengers and a crew of cannibals, Marlow...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2014
  • 'The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future. What was there after all? Joy, fear, sorrow, devotion, rage - who can tell? - but truth - truth stripped of its cloak of time. Let the fool gape and shudder - the man knows, and can look on without a wink' Marlow, a seaman, tells of a...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2012
  • Dark allegory of a journey up the Congo River and the narrator's encounter with the mysterious Mr. Kurtz. Masterly blend of adventure, character study, psychological penetration. For many, Conrad's finest, most enigmatic story.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • While transporting ivory along the Congo River, Charles Marlow hears whispers about the enigmatic Mr. Kurtz, who has apparently become ill while stationed upriver. Arriving at the Inner Station, Marlow confronts the nature of Kurtz?s mysterious illness, his ties to the local native tribes, and his slow decline into madness. HarperPerennial Classics...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • While transporting ivory along the Congo River, Charles Marlow hears whispers about the enigmatic Mr. Kurtz, who has apparently become ill while stationed upriver. Arriving at the Inner Station, Marlow confronts the nature of Kurtz?s mysterious illness, his ties to the local native tribes, and his slow decline into madness. Set against the backdrop...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Joseph Conrad's much-lauded novel explores the differences between "barbarian" and "civilized" societies. Heart of Darkness served as the basis for Francis Ford Coppola's legendary Apocalypse Now. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions.

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015