Heart of Darkness

(Classics Deluxe Edition)

Joseph Conrad - Author

Adam Hochschild - Introduction by

Mike Mignola - Jacket Illustrator

Timothy Hayes - Notes by

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ISBN 9781101613689 | 144 pages | 28 Aug 2012 | Penguin Classics | 18 - AND UP
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Joseph Conrad's enduring portrait of the ugliness of colonialism in a deluxe edition with a gripping cover by Hellboy artist Mike Mignola

Heart of Darkness is the thrilling tale of Marlow, a seaman and wanderer recounting his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz. Traveling upriver into the heart of the African continent, he gradually becomes obsessed by this enigmatic, wraith-like figure. Marlow's discovery of how Kurtz has gained his position of power over the local people involves him in a radical questioning, not only of his own nature and values, but of those that underpin Western civilization itself.