Heart of Darkness Free PDF Book. The Nellie, a cruising yawl, rocked toward her anchor without a flutter of the candles and she was at rest. The flood had made the wind was almost calm, and she is swept downstream, the only thing she could do was come to herself and wait for her turn to tide.
The marine stretch of the Thames stretched out before us like the beginning of an endless waterway. Insight, the sea, and sky were welded together without a joint, and In the luminous space, the tanned sails of the barges that rose with the tide seemed to stop in red clusters of the canvas of sharp peaks, with flashes of varnished spirits. A mist rested on the low shores that stretched out to sea in a fading plain. The air was dark over Gravesend, and further afield. The back still seemed condensed in a gloomy gloom, eerie motionless over the largest, and largest, a city inland.