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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:
9781627937214
Publisher:
Start Classics
Publication date:
11/21/2013
Series:
Unexpurgated Start Classics
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
91
File size:
414 KB

Meet the Author

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), born the son of a noble Polish family as Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, rechristened himself with his pen name. He became one of the greatest prose stylists and novelists in the English language. A precursor to modernist literature, he mined his experiences in the French and British navies to create tragic tales that simultaneously delve into worldwide issues and the individual soul.

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.