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Heart of Darkness : A Signature Performance by Kenneth Branagh
by Joseph Conrad and Kenneth Branagh




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Featured title on PBS's The Great American Read in 2018

Prose that demands to be read aloud requires a special kind of narrator. For the Audible Signature Classics edition of Joseph Conrad's atmospheric masterpiece, Heart of Darkness, we called upon four-time Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh.

Branagh's performance is riveting because he reads as though he's telling a ghost story by a campfire, capturing the story's sense of claustrophobia, while hinting at the storyteller Marlow's own creeping madness. Heart of Darkness follows Captain Marlow into the colonial Congo where he searches for a mysterious ivory trader, Kurtz, and discovers an evil that will haunt him forever.

With this landmark work, Conrad is credited with bringing the novel into the twentieth century; we think Branagh brings it into the twenty-first.

Stay tuned for more one-of-a-kind performances from actors David Hyde Pierce, Leelee Sobieski, Tim Curry, and more, only from Audible Signature Classics.

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Overview

Featured title on PBS's The Great American Read in 2018

Prose that demands to be read aloud requires a special kind of narrator. For the Audible Signature Classics edition of Joseph Conrad's atmospheric masterpiece, Heart of Darkness, we called upon four-time Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh.

Branagh's performance is riveting because he reads as though he's telling a ghost story by a campfire, capturing the story's sense of claustrophobia, while hinting at the storyteller Marlow's own creeping madness. Heart of Darkness follows Captain Marlow into the colonial Congo where he searches for a mysterious ivory trader, Kurtz, and discovers an evil that will haunt him forever.

With this landmark work, Conrad is credited with bringing the novel into the twentieth century; we think Branagh brings it into the twenty-first.

Stay tuned for more one-of-a-kind performances from actors David Hyde Pierce, Leelee Sobieski, Tim Curry, and more, only from Audible Signature Classics.



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  • ISBN-13: 9781531865061
  • ISBN-10: 1531865062
  • Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
  • Publish Date: October 2016
  • Dimensions: 6.8 x 5.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.1 pounds


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