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The Selected Works of Joseph Conrad

"Lord Jim", first published in 1900, confirmed Conrad's place in literature as one of the first 'modernists' of English letters. Set in the Malay Archipelago, not only does the novel provide a gripping account of maritime adventure and romance, but also an exotic tale of the East. "Nostromo" is the only man capable of the decisive action needed to save the silver of the San Tome mine and secure independence for Sulaco, Occidental Province of the Latin American state of Costaguana. Is his integrity as unassailable as everyone believes, or will his ideals, like those which have inspired the struggling state itself, buckle under economic and political pressures? "The Secret Agent", Conrad's story of espionage and anarchists, tells of Winnie Verloc and her devotion to her peculiar and simple-minded brother, Stevie. Its savagely witty themes of human absurdity and misunderstanding are written in an ironic style that provokes both laughter and unease. This volume also...

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The Tale, The Shadow-Line: A Confession, Prince Roman, The Secret Sharer, U Conde (A Pathetic Tale), The Informer (An Ironic Tale), An Anarchist (A Desperate Tale), The End of the Tether, Heart of Darkness, Falk, Typhoon, Amy Foster, Youth: A Narrative, Karain: A Memory, An Outpost of Progress, The Lagoon, The Secret Agent, Nostromo, Lord Jim

Издательство: "Wordsworth Editions Limited" (2005)

Формат: 150x235, 1374 стр.

ISBN: 1 84022 061 9

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Joseph Conrad

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