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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - eadieburke - LibraryThing
Conrad's writing is amazing. I loved his vivid descriptions of the river and the forest. Many a deep and profound message shows up within these pages. The book causes you to think about life and death ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jerry-book - LibraryThing
Classic tale of colonialism and the descent of man into savagery Read full review