In this week’s Thug Notes, Sparky Sweets discusses Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.

…it is the eyes of civilization that keep humanity’s darkness in check, but when we are surrounded by the silent whisper of the wilderness, we straight lose ourselves to the dark…

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About The Author

Olga Hughes is currently pre-occupied with fairy tales, fantasy, misanthropy, medieval history and the long eighteenth century. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently majoring in Literature and History at Deakin. She has contributed to websites such as History behind Game of Thrones, The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society.