Heart of Darkness and the Secret Agent: New York Public Library Collector's Edition

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In "Heart of Darkness," Conrad attempts to come to terms with the brutal and exploitative nature of the European colonization of Africa, using as a backdrop the bloody history of the Congo Free State. His narrator, Marlow, travels into the heart of the Congo to retrieve Mr. Kurtz, a promising young agent who has disappeared into the bush. Throughout Marlow's harrowing journey, Conrad maintains an unflinching focus on the crassness and avarice of which human society is capable, ultimately revealing that "the horror" Kurtz ...

Heart of Darkness and the Secret Agent: New York Public Library Collector's Edition 1997, Doubleday Books

ISBN-13: 9780385487283

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