Heart Of Darkness
While transporting ivory along the Congo River, Charles Marlow hears whispers about the enigmatic Mr. Kurtz, who has apparently become ill while stationed upriver. Arriving at the Inner Station, Marlow confronts the nature of Kurtz’s mysterious illness, his ties to the local native tribes, and his slow decline into madness.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kristelh - LibraryThing
Hypocrisy of imperialism. A good companion read to Things Fall Apart and The Poisonwood Bible. Tells the the story of Marlow, a sailor who describes his journey up the Congo River to meet Kurtz. Mans ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing
“Your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.” I remember reading this book many years ago when I realised that one of my favourite all-time books, Thomas Kenneally's "The ... Read full review