Heart of Darkness (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)By Joseph Conrad
- Author: Joseph Conrad
- Binding: Paperback
- Published: 1999-02-01
- Edition: Great Books
A masterpiece of twentieth-century writing, Heart of Darkness exposes the tenuous fabric that holds "civilization" together and the brutal horror at the center of European colonialism. Conrad's crowning achievement recounts Marlow's physical and psychological journey deep into the heart of the Belgian Congo in search of the mysterious trader Kurtz.