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A black bank of clouds

30 June 2015

The offing was barred by a black bank of clouds, and the tranquil waterway leading to the uttermost ends of the earth flowed sombre under an overcast sky- seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness.

Last line from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad


One Comments to “A black bank of clouds”

  1. It’s amazing how many ideas, images, character, and archetypes Conrad packed into what was actually a relatively short book.

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