Heart of Darkness

Book review by Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Tense journey to find ivory trader gone rogue in Congo.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 16+

The novel is a thought-provoking work for juniors and seniors in high school or older readers

My 11th grade students found this very challenging but also rewarding in the big ideas that it presents. Some of them even re-read it because while a short novel, it is so dense. But they WANTED to re-read it because they realize what an amazing work it is.
age 10+

Darkness from the Devils Hart

it is a nice book! =)

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