10 best classic political novels

10. Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad: Facebook Fan Recommendation

Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad, Dover Publications, 80 pp.

This novel may only be 80 pages, but it packs a serious punch – it's still a bestseller after over 100 years on the market. An examination of both the human psyche and the effects of Dutch imperialism in the Congo, it tells the story of Marlow, a sailor, as he journeys into Africa to find the elusive Mr. Kurtz. 'Heart of Darkness' will have you questioning everything you thought you knew about modern society and world order.

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