An Outcast of the Islands

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Overview

Peter Willems, a clerk in Macassar, granted a 'second chance' at a remote river trading post, falls ever more hopelessly into traps set by himself and others. The pawn of Babalatchi, the one-eyed schemer of power politics, and of the rich Abdulla, who uses Willems to increase his own wealth, his fate is sealed by his lover, Aissa, and by Almayer, an embittered fellow countryman.
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An Outcast of the Islands

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Overview

Peter Willems, a clerk in Macassar, granted a 'second chance' at a remote river trading post, falls ever more hopelessly into traps set by himself and others. The pawn of Babalatchi, the one-eyed schemer of power politics, and of the rich Abdulla, who uses Willems to increase his own wealth, his fate is sealed by his lover, Aissa, and by Almayer, an embittered fellow countryman.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781511652841
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/9/2015
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.47 (d)

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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad, (1857-1924) born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, was a Polish-born English novelist. Most of his works featured a nautical setting and depicted trials of the human spirit by the demands of duty and honor. Before he started writing, Conrad joined the French merchant marines and later joined the British navy. Some of his numerous works include, Heart of Darkness, The Arrow of Gold, The Secret Agent, An Outcast of the Islands, and Lord Jim.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Jósef Teodor Konrad Walecz Korzeniowski (real name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      December 3, 1857
    2. Place of Birth:
      Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia
    1. Date of Death:
      August 3, 1924
    2. Place of Death:
      Bishopsbourne, Kent, England

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2014

    Anorak

    Name:Zixzan Gokarian Anorak Kedashi Nicknames:Zix Mr.G G Gogo Kair Kairy Mr.K K Age:???(Looks twenty five) Weapons:Two eleven inch Daggers. Skills:Amazing agility,acrobatics,gymnastics. Cooking. Drawing. Carving. Strategy. Teleportation(Due to magical blood tranfusions with a dragon.) Singing. Appearence:6ft 3in Tall. Wears Sliver suit and black dress shoes. Blonf hair goes down to back. Has pointed eard and color changing eyes. Hes caucasian. History:find out personality:Odd

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2014

    Leader thorn.

    Name :thorn<p> race:dragons<p> age: two eons <p> mate:saphire <p> rank: leader <p> looks: a blood red dragon that is 12 ft tall 28 ft long and has a wingspand of 68 ft. Has long spiral horns and spines runing along his spine that are poisanous.<p> wepons: fangs,claws, fire,acid, pousinous spikes and teeth, and has very hard scales. <p> powers. Can frease stuff with breath, shoots spikes,telaports, and if his wings or legs get ripped off the grow back.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2012

    Well worth the read!

    Well worth the read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2012

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