• Lights of ships moved in the fairway-a great stir of lights going up and going down. And farther west on the upper reaches the place of the monstrous town was still marked ominously on the sky, a brooding gloom in sunshine, a lurid glare under the stars.

    Joseph Conrad (2012). “Heart of Darkness: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)”, p.19, Penguin