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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
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Feb 16, 12

bookshelves: classics, contains-best-passage-of-all-times
Read from March 07 to April 19, 2010

Some very memorable passages in this book... "dreams of men...germs of empires, etc. etc.." but was it racist? Of cooooouuuuuuuuurse!

While some could argue that Joseph Conrad's writing was a byproduct of his life & times I would disagree. I have read a lot from that time period (and before) which is written in a completely different tone. Nope, there will be no excuses for Joseph Conrad. Despite the beautiful prose I have to give him 1 star for not writing a work that stands the test of time.

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