Heart of Darkness

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A masterpiece of twentieth-century writing, Heart of Darkness (1902) exposes the tenuous fabric that holds "civilization" together and the brutal horror at the center of European colonialism. Conrad's crowning achievement recounts Marlow's physical a
Ha scritto il 01/03/17
Truly masterful. A must read classic for good reasons.
Ha scritto il 23/02/15
Bello se letto con una visione passata.
Gli anni di questo libro si sentono tutti. Tuttavia molte parti mi hanno emozionato ed appassionato; altre purtroppo mi hanno annoiato a morte e mi hanno fatto perdere il filo della storia. Comunque rimane un classico che dovrebbe presenziare in ogni ...Continua
Ha scritto il 28/09/14
Recensione su http://bookshelf54.blogspot.it/2014/04/joseph-conrad-cuore-di-tenebra.html
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Ha scritto il 08/03/14
The horror! The horror!
Ha scritto il 07/01/14
Ma se ...
una volta trovate questo libro abbandonato in libreria e ti viene il complesso di colpa di non aver mai letto un libro di Conrad, quel giorno tenetevi il complesso di colpa. Non troverete l' Africa, non troverete la navigazione, non troverete un mond ...Continua
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Ha scritto il May 24, 2013, 14:57
Mr. Kurtz lacked restraint in the gratification of his various lusts, that there was something wanting in him--some small matter which, when the pressing need arose, could not be found under his magnificent eloquence.
Whether he knew of this defi
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Ha scritto il May 24, 2013, 14:48
Everything belonged to him--but that was a trifle. The thing was to know what he belonged to, how many powers of darkness claimed him for their own. That was the reflection that made you creepy all over.
It was impossible--it was not good for on
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Ha scritto il May 22, 2013, 11:38
I was cut to the quick at the idea of having lost the inestimable privilege of listening to the gifted Kurtz. Of course I was wrong. The privilege was waiting for me. Oh yes, I heard more than enough.
And I was right, too. A voice. He was very l
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Ha scritto il May 22, 2013, 08:17
It was unearthly, and the men were--No, they were not inhuman. Well, you know, that was the worst of it--this suspicion of their not being inhuman. It would come slowly to one. They howled, and leaped, and spun, and made horrid faces; but what thrill ...Continua
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Ha scritto il May 22, 2013, 08:06
Trees, trees, millions of trees, massive, immense, running up high; and at their foot, hugging the bank against the stream, crept the little begrimed steamboat, like a sluggish beetle crawling on the
floor of a lofty portico. It made you feel ver
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