Heart Of Darkness The Secret Sharer Author:Joseph Conrad The dark places of the human soul - this is the region that Joseph Conrad so brilliantly explores. In the steaming jungles of the Congo or the vast reaches of the sea, it is man's capacity for good and for evil that is his enduring theme. — _Heart of Darkness_ tells of a powerful European, Kurtz, who reverts to awful savagery in an isolated nati... more »ve trading post.
_The Secret Sharer_ describes the terrible conflict of a young captain who is torn between his duty to his ship and his loyalty to a young officer with whom he identifies himself after the nurder of a nutinous crew member.
Compelling, vivid, exotic, suspenseful, these are among the half-dozen greatest short novels in the English language. "To make you hear, to make you feel, above all to make you see" - this was first and last, the aim of Conrad.« less