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Read online Le coeur des ténèbres (Biblio Romans t. 32734).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Le coeur des ténèbres (Biblio Romans t. 32734) Marlow a seaman and wanderer recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz Travelling up river to the heart of the African continent he gradually becomes obsessed by the 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 those of Western civilization A haunting and hugely influential Modernist masterpiece i Heart of Darkness i explores the limits of human existence as well as the nightmarish realities of imperialism .

Part of a major series of new editions of Conrad s most famous works in Penguin Classics this volume contains Conrad s i Congo Diary i a chronology further reading notes a map of the Congo a glossary and an introduction discussing the author s experiences of Africa the narrative and symbolic complexities of i Heart of Darkness i and critical responses to the novel by Joseph Conrad

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The Secret Sharer, Victory, Nostromo, Heart of Darkness, Heart of Darkness and Other Tales, Lord Jim, Under Western Eyes, Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction, The Secret Agent, Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer
amp amp LDIV amp amp R amp amp LDIV amp amp R amp amp LI amp amp RHeart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction amp amp L I amp amp R by amp amp LB amp amp RJoseph Conrad amp amp L B amp amp R is part of the amp amp LI amp amp RBarnes amp Noble Classics amp amp L I amp amp R amp amp LI amp amp R amp amp L I amp amp Rseries which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader including new scholarship thoughtful design and pages of carefully crafted extras Here are some of the remarkable features of amp amp LI amp amp RBarnes amp Noble Classics amp amp L I amp amp R amp amp LDIV amp amp R br New introductions commissioned from today s top writers and scholars br Biographies of the authors br Chronologies of contemporary historical biographical and cultural events br Footnotes and endnotes br Selective discussions of imitations parodies poems books plays paintings operas statuary and films inspired by the work br Comments by other famous authors br Study questions to challenge the reader s viewpoints and expectations br Bibliographies for further reading br Indices amp Glossaries when appropriate br All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications some include illustrations of historical interest amp amp LI amp amp RBarnes amp Noble Classics amp amp L I amp amp Rpulls together a constellation of influences biographical historical and literary to enrich each reader s understanding of these enduring works amp amp L DIV amp amp R amp amp L DIV amp amp R amp amp L DIV amp amp R amp amp LDIV amp amp R amp amp L DIV amp amp R amp amp LDIV amp amp ROne of the most haunting stories ever written amp amp LB amp amp RJoseph Conrad amp amp L B amp amp R s amp amp LI amp amp RHeart of Darkness amp amp L I amp amp R follows Marlow a riverboat captain on a voyage into the African Congo at the height of European colonialism Astounded by the brutal depravity he witnesses Marlow becomes obsessed with meeting Kurtz a famously idealistic and able man stationed farther along the river What he finally discovers however is a horror beyond imagining Heart of Darkness is widely regarded as a masterpiece for its vivid study of human nature and the greed and ruthlessness of imperialism amp amp LP amp amp RThis collection also includes three of Conrad s finest short stories Youth the author s largely autobiographical tale of a young man s ill fated sea voyage in which Marlow makes his first appearance The Secret Sharer and Amy Forster amp amp L P amp amp R amp amp LDIV amp amp R amp amp LB amp amp RFeatures a map of the Congo Free State amp amp L B amp amp R amp amp LBR amp amp R amp amp L DIV amp amp R amp amp LDIV amp amp R amp amp LP style MARGIN in in pt amp amp R amp amp LSTRONG amp amp RA Michael Matin amp amp L B amp amp R amp amp L B amp amp R is a professor in the English Department of Warren Wilson College in Asheville North Carolina He has published articles on various twentieth century British and postcolonial writers amp amp L P amp amp R amp amp L DIV amp amp R amp amp L DIV amp amp R, Acclaimed as one of Conrad s finest literary achievements this gripping novel deftly depicts the political turmoil of nineteenth century Russia and follows the dramatic developments in the life of a student Razumov as he prepares for a career in the czarist bureaucracy br br In a plot that twists and turns Razumov unwittingly becomes embroiled in a revolutionary conspiracy when he gives refuge to a fellow student who assassinated a public official Increasingly enmeshed in the radical s political intrigue he betrays the anarchist who had placed blind faith in him The authorities then dispatch Razumov on a mission to spy on the revolutionary s sister and mother br br A fascinating character study i Under Western Eyes i hauntingly reveals Razumov s preoccupation with questions of decency and accountability when confronted by the equally powerful values of human integrity and moral strength, Haunted by the memory of a moment of lost nerve during a disastrous voyage Jim submits to condemnation by a Court of Inquiry In the wake of his disgrace he travels to the exotic region of Patusan and as the agent at this remote trading post comes to be revered as Tuan Jim Here he finds a measure of serenity and respect within himself However when a gang of thieves arrives on the island the memory of his earlier disgrace comes again to the fore and his relationship with the people of the island is jeopardized, Marlow a seaman and wanderer recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz Travelling up river to the heart of the African continent he gradually becomes obsessed by the 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 those of Western civilization A haunting and hugely influential Modernist masterpiece i Heart of Darkness i explores the limits of human existence as well as the nightmarish realities of imperialism br br Part of a major series of new editions of Conrad s most famous works in Penguin Classics this volume contains Conrad s i Congo Diary i a chronology further reading notes a map of the Congo a glossary and an introduction discussing the author s experiences of Africa the narrative and symbolic complexities of i Heart of Darkness i and critical responses to the novel