Билингвы и книги на иностранных языках. The silence of the jungle is broken only by the ominous sound of drumming. Marlows mission to captain a steamer upriver into the dense interior brings him into contact with the others who haunt the forest. Life on the river is brutal, and unknown threats lurk in the darkness. But his decision to hunt down the mysterious . Mr Kurtz, an ivory trader who is the subject of sinister rumours, leads him into more than just physical peril.