The novella “Heart of Darkness”, written in 1899, by Joseph Conrad, has been a subject of much debate over the years.
The book takes place at a time when racial discrimination was natural in Africa, where the story is set.
There is not much contact between the crew members and society. The boat is small and there are few people aboard.
As they travel deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness, they are surrounded by water and jungle all day and night.
They cannot escape each other. How their behavior changes throughout their long and lonely journey are influenced by their surroundings.