Heart of darkness, Joseph Conrad, edited with introduction and notes by Owen Knowles, The Congo diary, edited with notes by Robert Hampson
Publication year: 2007
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin, 2007
Includes bibliographical references (p. xil-xli)
'Heart of Darkness' has been considered for most of this century as a literary classic, and also as a powerful indictment of the evils of imperialism. Conrad's narrator encounters at the end of the story a man named Kurtz, dying, insane, and guilty of unspeakable atrocities.