“The Chain-gang” – Heart of Darkness (1902), J. Conrad

At the Company Station, before hearing of Kurtz, Marlow witnesses the exploitation of locals while building a railroad.   A slight clinking behind me made me turn my head. Six … Continue reading “The Chain-gang” – Heart of Darkness (1902), J. Conrad


BIOGRAPHY E. M. Forster was born in London in 1879 and died in Coventry in 1970. As a child he was educated by his mother and did not attend regular … Continue reading EDWARD MORGAN FORSTER (1879-1970)

JOSEPH CONRAD (1857-1924)

  The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. – http://www.bestquotes.com http://www.telegraph.co.uk BIOGRAPHY Conrad was born in Poland and … Continue reading JOSEPH CONRAD (1857-1924)


  LEADING TO WORLD WAR I King Edward VII (1901-1910)  came to the throne at his mother’s death in 1901. He readily made noticeable changes in court life. Victoria’s reign, … Continue reading THE TWENTIETH CENTURY


THE VICTORIAN AGE OR AGE OF IMPERIALISM INTRODUCTION This is perhaps one of the most fascinating times of our history full of conquests – scientific, territorial, social and intellectual – but, … Continue reading THE VICTORIAN AGE (1830-1901)