Heart of darkness
Joseph Conrad

About the Book

Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish-English novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Charles Marlow. Marlow tells his story to friends aboard a boat anchored on the River Thames. Joseph Conrad is one of the greatest English writers, and Heart of Darkness is considered his best. His readers are brought to face our psychological selves to answer, ‘Who is the true savage?’. Originally published in 1902, Heart of Darkness remains one of this century’s most enduring works of fiction. Written several years after Joseph Conrad’s grueling sojourn in the Belgian Congo, the novel is a complex meditation on colonialism, evil, and the thin line between civilization and barbarity.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.
"A Bedford book."

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.912
Library of Congress
PR6005.O4 H4 1989

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 270 p. ;
Number of pages
270

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2066955M
ISBN 10
0312030266, 0312007612
LC Control Number
88070425
Library Thing
5907225
Goodreads
246483
574885

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