Lie


Marlow - Young man who decides that it would be exiting to travel into Africa hunting ivory and does so by taking the place of a dead steamboat captain.
Kurts - Famous man among the ivory seekers who has lived and hunted on the continent for a while and has exploited the savages becoming much like a savage himself.
Russian fool - Man who is known by his clothes with many colorful patches making him look much like a harlequin. He works with Kurtz who proves to be poor company for him.

The Intended - Kurtz¡¯s bride to be who at the end of the book still thinks that Kurtz was the great man that she remembered him to be and Marlow doesn¡¯t have the heart to tell her otherwise.

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Kurtz works and where Marlow finds him being worshipped by the savages.

Thames River - Marlow tells his story to various people here.

Plot

Marlow sits at the Thames River in the evening with several other people and begins telling the story about how he entered into the dark continent out of nowhere. No one wants to listen but he continues anyway.
Marlow expressed a desire to go to Africa to his Aunt who got him a position as a captain of a steamboat of an ivory company. The previous captain Freslaven died in a scuffle with the natives and Marlow took his place. A few days later, Marlow travels to Africa and gets to the first station where he meets the accountant who keeps track of the funds in Kurtz¡¯s company. The man is interesting to Marlow since he¡¯s been on the continent for three years, yet he keeps himself clean and well dressed. Marlow finds the blacks being poorly treated and ordered to do meaningless work by the whites. Marlow continues down the river on ...

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Added: 2/12/2006 03:12:40 AM
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