QUICKLET: JOSEPH CONRAD'S HEART OF DARKNESS (CLIFFSNOTES-LIKE BOOK SUMMARIES)
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ABOUT THE BOOK Quicklets are your reading sidekick -- use this while reading Heart of Darkness to learn more about the book MEET THE AUTHOR Abdul Montaqim is a journalist based in London who has been working in the media since 1989. He has written for The Guardian, Time Out Magazine, and the International Business Times website, among many other publications. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK Joseph Conrad had already had a long and eventful career as a sailor before turning to writing. This lends an enormous, understated power and authenticity to the telling of the story of a sailor living and working in a world that was in the grip of the great seafaring nations of Europe, whose business activities are symbolically represented by the Company.