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Heart of darkness : Thrift Study Edition. / Joseph Conrad.

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  • ISBN: 9780486112725 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.

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Summary, etc.: A ferryboat captain in search of a notorious ivory trader ventures into an African jungle, where he discovers a dark side of the human condition. In this burning indictment of colonialism, Joseph Conrad drew upon his own shipboard experiences in the region formerly known as the Belgian Congo. His novella explores the potential for evil that lurks behind the illusion of civilized restraint.No student of modern fiction can afford to neglect Heart of Darkness or to overlook its narrative and symbolic richness, penetrating character studies, and psychological power. A definitive survey, this Dover Thrift Study Edition offers the novel's complete and unabridged text, plus a comprehensive study guide.Created to help readers gain a thorough understanding of the content and context of Heart of Darkness, the guide includes:· Chapter-by-chapter summaries· Explanations and discussions of the plot· Question-and-answer sections· Conrad biography· List of characters and more
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 8
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
9 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. San Francisco : Dover Publications, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 940 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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