Chance

Chance

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by Joseph Conrad, Martin Ray
     
 

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Conrad's most technically ambitious work is a psychologically penetrating portrait of a young woman's transformation from a vulnerable, almost tragic figure to a self-respecting woman--and Conrad's only novel to feature a female protagonist.

Overview

Conrad's most technically ambitious work is a psychologically penetrating portrait of a young woman's transformation from a vulnerable, almost tragic figure to a self-respecting woman--and Conrad's only novel to feature a female protagonist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192801746
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Conrad (originally Józef Teodor Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski) was born in the Ukraine in 1857 and grew up under Tsarist autocracy. In 1896 he settled in Kent, where he produced within fifteen years such modern classics as YouthHeart of DarknessLord JimTyphoonNostromoThe Secret Agent and Under Western Eyes. He continued to write until his death in 1924. Today Conrad is generally regarded as one of the greatest writers of fiction in English—his third language.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 3, 1857
Date of Death:
August 3, 1924
Place of Birth:
Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia
Place of Death:
Bishopsbourne, Kent, England
Education:
Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France

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He walked in and took a deep breath. He smiled and looked around. Expecting someone to reconize him.
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Walks in slowly. She watched sadly then left.
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Tried to scream.
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