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The Shadow-Line
     

The Shadow-Line

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by Joseph Conrad
 

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In 1886 Polish-born Conrad became a British subject and obtained his master mariner's certificate. He obtained his first command on the Otago, and sailed for Bangkok. This experience helped provide material for his story "The Shadow Line" which wasn't written until much later at the beginning of World War I.

Overview

In 1886 Polish-born Conrad became a British subject and obtained his master mariner's certificate. He obtained his first command on the Otago, and sailed for Bangkok. This experience helped provide material for his story "The Shadow Line" which wasn't written until much later at the beginning of World War I.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786185740
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 4.88(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) grew up amid political unrest in Russian-occupied Poland. After twenty years at sea with the French and British merchant navies, he settled in England in 1894. Over the next three decades he revolutionized the English novel with books such as Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and especially Heart of Darkness, his best-known and most influential work.

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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The Shadow Line 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great sea story filled with adventure. Recommended.