Joseph Conrad is a Polish author who started writing English novels after moving and settling down in England. Conrad is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English. He was born on 3 December 1857 and died on 3 August 1924. His writings are considered as modernist literature.
Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad. The book is about the life of Charles Marlow who works as an ivory transporter on the Congo river in Central Africa. The book talks about Marlow's experience on his perilous journey on the Congo river in order to rescue his employer's agent, a fabled and terrifying Mr. Klutz. The story is a complex elaboration on the modern world's attitude and conscience and explores the differences in the constitution of a barbarian society and a civilized society.