Collected Tales of Joseph Conrad

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Rooted in the seafaring tradition of storytelling, this superb assemblage of all nine of Joseph Conrad's tales - including Heart of Darkness and Typhoon - showcases his ability to transport the reader to unfamiliar surroundings. The Collected Tales displays the psychological complexity, clear narrative, and thrilling adventure that confirm Conrad not only as one of our most important writers, but also one of our most engaging. Edited and with an introduction by Samuel Hynes, and featuring a chronology of Conrad's...
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Overview

Rooted in the seafaring tradition of storytelling, this superb assemblage of all nine of Joseph Conrad's tales - including Heart of Darkness and Typhoon - showcases his ability to transport the reader to unfamiliar surroundings. The Collected Tales displays the psychological complexity, clear narrative, and thrilling adventure that confirm Conrad not only as one of our most important writers, but also one of our most engaging. Edited and with an introduction by Samuel Hynes, and featuring a chronology of Conrad's life, as well as the author's own notes on the text, this is the most definitive collection of Joseph Conrad's tales available.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780880014397
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/21/1995
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Table of Contents

A Conrad Chronology
Introduction
Heart of Darkness 1
Typhoon 87
The End of the Tether 160
Falk: A Reminiscence 287
The Duel 355
A Smile of Fortune 429
Freya of the Seven Isles: A Story of Shallow Waters 490
The Planter of Malata 557
Conrad's "Author's Notes" 618
A Note on the Text 629
A Bibliography of the Tales 631
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