Heart of Darkness

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Plain Label Books, 1975
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The flaccid ending was also a let down. - LibraryThing
While the style and prose is very well done. - LibraryThing
I loved the imagery. - LibraryThing
Always a good read and a gifted writer. - LibraryThing
I couldn't say enough about Conrad's mastery of prose. - LibraryThing
The prose are not for the unexperienced reader. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Conrad's conflicts always involve the sea or a river in some way. He pits modern man with his vices/virtues against the primitive and always finds him lacking. Heroes are brought low and jerks become redeemed. Always a good read and a gifted writer. Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa.Johnson.James - LibraryThing

This is the tale of a man who's itchy feet & wanderlust lead him on a mission as a steamboat captain to a position in "the Company" along what I'm presuming is the Congo river in Africa. The clues are ... Read full review

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