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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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Heart of Darkness
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1599869500

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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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