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The Mirror of the Sea: Memories and Impressions
     

The Mirror of the Sea: Memories and Impressions

by Joseph Conrad
 

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The Mirror of the Sea is a collection of articles that were published in different periodicals between 1904 and 1906. It was published as an autobiographical memoir in 1906. Conrad refers to the book as "a very intimate revelation... I have attempted here to lay bare with the unreserve of a last hour's confession the terms of my relation with the sea, which beginning

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The Mirror of the Sea is a collection of articles that were published in different periodicals between 1904 and 1906. It was published as an autobiographical memoir in 1906. Conrad refers to the book as "a very intimate revelation... I have attempted here to lay bare with the unreserve of a last hour's confession the terms of my relation with the sea, which beginning mysteriously, like any great passion the inscrutable Gods send to mortals, went on unreasoning and invincible, surviving the test of disillusion, defying the disenchantment that lurks in every day of a strenuous life; went on full of love's delight and love's anguish, facing them in open-eyed exultation without bitterness and without repining, from the first hour to the last."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781499609820
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/19/2014
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)

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Joseph Conrad (3 December 1857 - 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English 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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