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The Darkest Heart

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The Darkest Heart 200Dan Smith is a wizard at conjuring up the atmosphere of inaccessible, hostile locations around the world. This time it’s the mining landscape of inland Brazil, where capitalist greed is rife and human life cheap. This is essentially a rewriting of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, a journey upriver with a bunch of desperate misfits balancing on the knife’s edge between damnation and redemption, criminal intent flaring up at every pace. Read our review here.

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