Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer

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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 ... Continua
Ha scritto il 20/12/10
"The Secret Sharer" was a quick short story with a little drama concerning whether the stowaway would successfully get off the ship, interesting but not the main draw of this combined book. The main story, "The Heart of Darkness" was a book I'd ...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/06/10
In my own--very personal--system of mental filing, Heart of Darkness is side-by-side with La Dolce Vita, i.e., classics I'm always slightly embarrassed about never having seen/read, even though I have. Repeatedly. They just leave such a tepid ...Continua
Ha scritto il 25/07/07
The darkness in men's hearts
With this novella Joseph Conrad brutally rips away the barriers that men build to hide themselves and exposes the evil that lurks in all men's hearts, waiting for an opportunity to get out.kurtz sails away into the dark continent full of ambition to ...Continua
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