"Heart of Darkness With Study Guide" includes the full text of Joseph Conrad's classic "Heart of Darkness" along with a summary and analysis of each section. Also included are character overviews and a For Further Study section, which suggests books, organizations and Web sites related to the work and its author. Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" tells the story of Marlow's mythical journey up the Congo River to visit his employer's agent, the legendary Mr. Kurtz. Witnessing along the way the primitive ruthlessness of the Congo, this physical as well as symbolic trip reveals to Marlow the fragility and horrors of human nature. Written in 1899, "Heart of Darkness" is as timely today as it was over a century ago, having been adapted in many forms, most visibly in Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 movie "Apocalypse Now." Being such a complex and important work of literature "Heart of Darkness With Study Guide" is a must-have in the library of both the casual reader and the scholar. Visit www.withstudyguide.com to view other books in the "With Study Guide" series.
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About the Author
Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) grew up amid political unrest in Russian-occupied Poland. After twenty years at sea with the French and British merchant navies, he settled in England in 1894. Over the next three decades he revolutionized the English novel with books such as Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and especially Heart of Darkness, his best-known and most influential work.
Date of Birth:December 3, 1857
Date of Death:August 3, 1924
Place of Birth:Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia
Place of Death:Bishopsbourne, Kent, England
Education:Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France