Heart of Darkness
By: Joseph Conrad
The novel Heart of Darkness, was written by a man named Joseph Conrad in 1894. Conrad was born December 3, 1857 into a family of polish decent in the northern Ukraine. The backgrounds of his family members consisted of a father that was an avid translator of Shakespeare as well as poet, along with a mother, that while was prone to illness still was well read and very intelligent. When Conrad was
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many literary avenues. It amazes me that someone, who learned the English language at such a late age, could write with such eloquence and fluidity, and capture the essence of inner conflict and resolution. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in experiencing the true tastes of confusion, greed, hate, and madness, that exist deep within the pits of everyone’s soul, and to know that we are susceptible to the darkness.