The Fifty Shades Darker is an erotic romance novel written in 2012 by a British author known as E.L. James. It is the second novel in the Fifty Shades trilogy and traces the enduring relationship of Ana and Christian. Ana (Anastasia Steele) is a college graduate while Christian (Christian Grey) is a young entrepreneur. It was published by Vintage books and listed as number one on the USA Today best seller list. Unlike two years when the novel was only available as a hardcopy, it is now available in various digital formats. The most popular of these digital formats is the audiobook version. The audiobook is easy to understand and takes less of your time. The free audio books fifty shades darker are available online for download at no cost.
50 Shades Darker Plot Summary
The novel starts with Ana at her workplace where she is the personal assistant to Jack Hyde. Jack keeps pressuring her for dates but she refuses. She receives an email from Christian offering her a free ride to a friend’s exhibition in Portland. They attend the show together and reignite their relationship by visiting a restaurant together. Christian purchases Ana’s portrait for the sole reason of preventing other people from having her image in their homes. He defends the action by saying it is for his amusement.
Ana gets to know that Christian has bought SIP in a very secretive deal. She fears that he is infuriating her career. He insists his actions are meant to protect her from Jack. Jack later demands sexual favors from her but she manages to escape. Christian retaliates by confiscating his computer and firing him. Ana meets Elena Lincoln at Dr. Grey’s residence and learns that she and Christian operate a business salon. During the dance hour, Christian places a bid of $100,000 for dancing with Ana. Ana is amazed that he is still interested in her in spite of having seduced her when she was 15 years old.
At work, she receives confrontation from Leila Williams, a former submissive to Christian. Leila attacks Ana with a gun but Christian manages to calm Leila down. Christian proposes to Ana in a bid to stop her from leaving. She first turns down the proposal but later accepts it after knowing that she him in her life. While on his birthday party, an argument erupts between Ana and Kate. Kate was Christian’s mate and has a business relationship that unfortunately ends at the close of the party. Finally, Christian proposes to Ana with a rind and she accepts, but Jack vows to revenge. The free audio books fifty shades darker capture all the scenes and chapters as they unfold.
The Heart of Darkness, written by Joseph Conrad, is a novel about a voyage headed into the Congro Free State from the Congo River. The narrator, Marlow, narrates the story to his compatriots while on a boat. The theme of Conrad’s work lies on the concept that the civilized and savaged people have no much difference. The novel also raises critical questions regarding racism and imperialism. The novel was originally published as a series and later translated into various languages. The novel is now available in audiobook format that comes with loads of benefits. The Heart of Darkness Audiobook remains popular among readers because of its ease of access and readability. All the chapters are well explained and it takes a short time to go over the entire audiobook.
Heart of Darkness Plot Summary
While aboard the Nellie boat anchored in River Thames, Marlow talks to his friends and narrates of the circumstances that led to him being a captain of steamboat owed by an ivory trading company. The story begins with Marlow in a ship travelling along the African coast. The boat, as well as, the interior of the company’s station is totally disorganized. He meets the chief accountant who notifies him of Mr. Kurtz, a first-class agent. He travels on foot to where the boat he is to oversee is stationed. The boat is a sorry state while the workers there are lazy.
Upon repair, Marlow and others take the journey up-river and spend two months before arriving. About eight miles before reaching the Inner Station, they pause for a night but get a surprise in the morning. They get surrounded by a very thick white fog. They are later attacked using arrows from a nearby forest. They survive the attack and the station comes into view after a few hours. Marlow gets to know of Kurtz’s cruelty and illness. The manager informs him of how Kurtz has deteriorated the company’s reputation in the region. The company was also in plans to remove him from the station.
Kurtz’s worsens while on the return trip and the illness also affects Marlow. The steamboat breaks down for a while and Kurtz gets an opportunity to give Marlow important documents. He warns him not to give them to manager. A while later, one of the manager’s boys announces that Kurtz is dead. When he finally reaches Europe, he gets delighted by the civilized world. He gives out some of the documents and is left out with a photograph and few personal letters of Kurtz’s fiancée. The story ends with him visiting the fiancée. Ensure that you get a copy of the Heart of Darkness Audiobook where the whole story is well narrated.