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The Arrow Of Gold
     

The Arrow Of Gold

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by Mr Joseph Conrad
 

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The Arrow of Gold is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1919. The story is set in Marseille in the 1870s during the Third Carlist War. The characters of the novel are supporters of the Spanish Pretender Carlos, Duke of Madrid. Curiously, the novel features a person referred to as "Lord X", whose activities as an arms smuggler resemble those of the Carlist

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The Arrow of Gold is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1919. The story is set in Marseille in the 1870s during the Third Carlist War. The characters of the novel are supporters of the Spanish Pretender Carlos, Duke of Madrid. Curiously, the novel features a person referred to as "Lord X", whose activities as an arms smuggler resemble those of the Carlist politician Tirso de Olazábal y Lardizábal, Count of Arbelaiz. The principal theme is a love triangle which comprises the young narrator, Doña Rita and the Confederate veteran Captain Blunt (named for Simon F. Blunt.) Doña Rita finances the operations of the narrator's vessel, Tremolino which smuggles ammunition to the Carlist army.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. He joined the British merchant marine in 1878, and was granted British nationality in 1886. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature. He wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of an impassive, inscrutable universe.

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ISBN-13:
9781545070475
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2017
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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