Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness, a novel by Joseph Conrad, was originally a three part series in Blackwood s Magazine in 1899 It is a story within a story, following a character named Charlie Marlow, who recounts his adventure to a group of men onboard an anchored ship The story told is of his early life as a f

A Bend in the River

When Salim, a young Indian man, is offered a small business in Central Africa, he accepts As he strives to establish himself, he becomes closely involved with the fluid and dangerous politics of the newly dependent state.

Tram 83

In an African city in secession, which could be Kinshasa or Lubumbashi, land tourists of all languages and nationalities They have only one desire to make a fortune by exploiting the mineral wealths of the country They work during the day in mining concession and, as soon as night falls, they go

Central African Republic in Pictures

Supports the national curriculum standards Culture Time, Continuity, and Change People, Places, and Environments individual Development and Identity Individuals, Groups, and Institutions Power, Authority, and Governance Production, Distribution, and Consumption Science, Technology, and Societ

The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959 They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it from garden seeds t