Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2004
The story reflects the physical and psychological shock Conrad himself experienced in 1890, when he worked briefly in the Belgian Congo. The narrator, Marlow, describes a journey he took on an African river, witnessing the brutalization of the natives by white traders.
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by Joseph Conrad - Methuen & Co.
A century after its publication, Under Western Eyes is as compelling and as relevant to our own age as it was to an earlier age of political terrorism. The depth of the characters and the moral power of the storyline make this a must read for all.
by Joseph Conrad - eBooks@Adelaide
This short novel is a rollicking sea adventure. Those who love the picaresque voyages so common in nineteenth century literature will hardly find a better one; this has all the excitement, suspense, and drama one could want.
by Joseph Conrad - G. P. Putnam's Sons
A story of a steamship and her crew beset by a tempest, a masterpiece of descriptive virtuosity and moral irony. Conrad is quite simply the master of all who try to reflect the world of the sea in the mirror of the written word...
by Joseph Conrad - Methuen & co
Axel Heyst is involved in the operation of a coal company on a remote island. When that fails, he turns his back on humanity until, once again, he is drawn into contact with the world by a girl whom he rescues and bears off to his island retreat.