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Heart of Darkness

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Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad

Genre: Suspense
Setting:
Format of Original Source: Novella
Recommended Adaptation Length: Two Hours

Candidate for Adaptation? Promising

EXCERPT:

In Conrad’s haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Traveling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow’s struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society.


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