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Heart of Darkness

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Conrad's famed account by the seaman Marlow of his search for the elusive Kurtz, into the heart of the African continent, raises questions about the nature of civilisation and the very soul of humanity. The book's influence has stretched beyond the realm of literature so that its most famous phrase - Kurtz's dying "The horror, the horror" has entered the language and Francis Ford Coppola re-interpreted and reset the novel in his hugely successful 1979 film, Apocalypse Now.
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Conrad's famed account by the seaman Marlow of his search for the elusive Kurtz, into the heart of the African continent, raises questions about the nature of civilisation and the very soul of humanity. The book's influence has stretched beyond the realm of literature so that its most famous phrase - Kurtz's dying "The horror, the horror" has entered the language and Francis Ford Coppola re-interpreted and reset the novel in his hugely successful 1979 film, Apocalypse Now.
Product Details
Paperback (176 pages)
Published: August 10, 1999
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Imprint: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780375753770
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