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Heart of Darkness (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

Heart of Darkness (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
Author: Joseph Conrad
ISBN 13: 9780140281637
ISBN 10: 140281630
Edition: Great Books
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
Publication Date: 1999-02-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
List Price: $14.00

* Mp3 CD Format *. Horror awaits Marlow, a seaman assigned by an ivory company to retrieve a cargo boat and one of its employees, Mr. Kurtz who is stranded in the heart of the Africa, deep in the Belgian Congo. Marlow's journey up the brooding dark river soon becomes a struggle to maintain his own sanity as he witnesses the brutalization of the natives by white traders and discovers the enigmatic Mr. Kurtz. Kurtz, once a genius and the company's most successful representative, has become a savage. His compound is decorated by a row of human heads mounted on spears. The demonic mastermind, liberated from the conventions of European culture, has traded his soul to become ruler of his own horrific dominion.