The Mirror of the Sea [NOOK Book]

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The Mirror of the Sea is a collection of autobiographical essays first published in various magazines 1904-6. Conrad early in his life earned his bread as a Master Mariner in sailing ships. In his Author’s Note to this work, Conrad states, “Beyond the line of the sea horizon the world for me did not exist….Within these pages I make a full confession not of my sins but of my emotions. It is the best tribute my piety can offer to the ultimate shapers of my character, convictions, and, in a sense, destiny—to the ...
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The Mirror of the Sea

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Overview

The Mirror of the Sea is a collection of autobiographical essays first published in various magazines 1904-6. Conrad early in his life earned his bread as a Master Mariner in sailing ships. In his Author’s Note to this work, Conrad states, “Beyond the line of the sea horizon the world for me did not exist….Within these pages I make a full confession not of my sins but of my emotions. It is the best tribute my piety can offer to the ultimate shapers of my character, convictions, and, in a sense, destiny—to the imperishable sea, to the ships that are no more, and to the simple men who have had their day.”
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013635982
  • Publisher: DB Publishing House
  • Publication date: 10/4/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 357
  • File size: 724 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2014

    Excellant book

    I love all his books

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Soul

    Dont worry. Ill help. Coe to te camp before this oe

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Green eyes

    *look upon camp, anger seething in my eyes...* Broken is so going down *i growl to myself softly*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Julius

    Thinks about how life would improve without broken. Then thought about how much trouble he could get in for even thinkng this let alone consider it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Venus

    Thats going to be impossible!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Jenny

    Ya i can back uh.. later.. if your alive.. bye bye..

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Suki

    Ok julius

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2014

    Rowan

    Is dragged in bloody and unmoving

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2013

    Great read

    I havent read Conrad in a while. These were great essays. Especially rulers of the east and west.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2012

    Wow

    This is my introduction to Conrad, and as good a start as any for me. Even more so as English was his THIRD language. His descriptions of life at sea as well as on land are simply stunning. Perfectly crafted sentences as well as paragraphs, many of which I will take to my grave. Not to get "All School Yard" on you but...Conrad Rules!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2012

    Yes!!!!! First to write review!

    I dont know if this is a good book or not. I just wanted to be the first

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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