Heart of Darkness
By Joseph Conrad
"Land in a swamp, march through the woods, and in some inland post feel the savagery, the utter savagery, had closed around him- all that mysterious life of the wilderness that stirs in the forest, in the jungles, in the hearts of wild men." Conrad uses vivid imagery and graphic descriptions in order to depict to the reader the feelings he posses while in Africa, and the essence of
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slavery and colonization, that gives an accurate portrayal of the time. I truly enjoyed reading this story and found myself, often times anticipating the characters next move. I find this to be one of its most valuable points, because who is going to read a story that can't hold their attention. It is a book about the hardship and treachery of a man traveling through the dark jungles of Africa, with vivid detail, and descriptions.