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- DescriptionA great novelist of the sea, a poet of the tropics, a harbinger of the modern spy novel, and an observer of the moments in which people are stripped of their illusions, Joseph Conrad is one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. This title features some of the best known and most enduring of Conrad's works.
- Author BiographyJoseph Conrad (originally Jozef Teodor Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski) was born in the Ukraine in 1857. In 1886 he obtained British nationality and his Master's certificate in the British Merchant Service. Eight years later he left the sea to devote himself to writing, publishing his first novel, Almayer's Folly, in 1895. He produced within fifteen years such modern classics as Youth, Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent and Under Western Eyes. He continued to write until his death in 1924. Michael Gorra is a professor of English at Smith College. His books include The Bells in Their Silence: Travels Through Germany and After Empire: Scott, Naipaul, Rushdie.
- Author(s)Joseph Conrad
- PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc
- Date of Publication01/12/2007
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2008
- ImprintPenguin USA
- Out-of-print date05/01/2012
- Weight514 g
- Width141 mm
- Height194 mm
- Spine34 mm
- Edited byMichael Gorra
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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