Heart of Darkness

November 5, 2010

Do you see him? Do you see the story? Do you see anything? It seems I am trying to tell you a dream–making a vain attempt, because no relation of a dream can convey the dream-sensation, that commingling of absurdity, surprise, and bewilderment in a tremor of struggling revolt, that notion of being captured by the incredible which is the very essence of dreams…no, it is impossible; it is impossible to convey the life-sensation of any given epoch of one’s existence–that which makes its truth, its meaning–its subtle and penetrating essence. It is impossible. We live, as we dream–alone…

(Joseph Conrad, 1899)

One Response to “Heart of Darkness”

  1. Rache Says:

    adorei este livro. a possibilidade de mesclar a selva e o íntimo de cada ser, a bruteza dos acontecimentos e de como as pessoas são capazes de se portar. a maravilha do que está no nosso escuro.

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