Annotations for Heart of Darkness / The Congo Diary


Baker & Taylor
A group of white men journeys up the Congo River to invade the jungles of the Belgian Congo, in an effort to rob the natives of their ivory.

----------------------
Penguin Putnam
Penguin inaugurates a series of revised editions of Conrad's finest works, with new introductions

Exploring the workings of consciousness as well as the grim realities of imperialism, Heart of Darkness tells of Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, who journeys into the heart of the African continent to discover how the enigmatic Kurtz has gained power over the local people.



----------------------