Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness is a thrilling psychological delve into the deepest African jungles and their isolated populations in the late 19th century. The story captivates listeners through the eyes of an anonymous narrator and his trip guide, Marlow. The story sheds light on the darkness of The Company, comprised of civilized European businessmen, as they erode into a inhumane and evil machine that raids and pillages the local people. A short novella, Heart of Darkness packs a large punch in just a short time as it envelops listeners in the themes of greed, immorality, and deception.
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