El corazón de las tinieblas

El corazón de las tinieblas - Joseph Conrad - Sexto Piso
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Sexto Piso
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The heart of darkness is considered by many to be Joseph Conrad's best and most enigmatic narrative, which drew upon his own traumatic experience as a navigator by the Belgian Congo to write this dark allegory of the human condition. Charles Marlow recounts his voyage as a steamer, traversing the Congo River in search of the mysterious Mr. Kurtz, a white man who had mastered the unfathomable secrets of the thicker African forest, creating behind him a legend that placed him Like a sort of superman, feared and admired alike, who obtained for the Company abundant quantities of ivory.

The symbolic and psychological power of the novel exposes the perversity that lurks behind the illusion of progress and civilization, because in addition to the barbarism, opprobrium and the terrible predatory effects of colonialism, shows the inconsistency of the thought that seeks to justify it. Co...read more


Book: El corazón de las tinieblas

ISBN: 9788415601517