Whether you're preparing for a paper, test, discussion, or simply want to get better acquainted with Joseph Conrad's classic Heart of Darkness, this Dover Thrift Study Guide Edition has what you need! Including the complete and unabridged text, this book also includes an introduction, scene-by-scene summaries, explanations and discussion of plot, Q&A, a short biography of Conrad, and list of characters. 132 pages, softcover.
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:
Explanations and discussions of the plot
List of characters and more