Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) grew up amid political unrest in Russian-occupied Poland. After twenty years at sea with the French and British merchant navies, he settled in England in 1894. Over the next three decades he revolutionized the English novel with books such as Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and especially Heart of Darkness, his best-known and most influential work.
CHANCE (A PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER)by Joseph Conrad, TLC BOOKS Edited
It tells the story of Flora de Barral, the abandoned daughter of a bankrupt tycoon, and her long struggle to
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CHANCE.....You will enjoy this novel thoroughly for its excellent psychological portrayal. It has just a touch of the thriller without being sensational. Poignant, and reminds you of some real-life situations, not least of which is the Madoff scandal.
It tells the story of Flora de Barral, the abandoned daughter of a bankrupt tycoon, and her long struggle to find happiness and dignity.
A remarkable book, the story of Flora De Barral, daughter of the Great De Barral, a monumental swindler, and her love for the sea captain who married her. Marlow tells the story in his usual quiet manner which is so dramatic under the quiet, and shows Chance the master hand directing and interfering at any moment.
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Meet the Author
- Date of Birth:
- December 3, 1857
- Date of Death:
- August 3, 1924
- Place of Birth:
- Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia
- Place of Death:
- Bishopsbourne, Kent, England
- Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France
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