Almayer's Folly by Joseph Conrad

Almayer's Folly by Joseph Conrad

by Joseph Conrad

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940011854330
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 10/14/2010
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 148 KB

About the Author

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski) was a British writer of Polish descent; he became a British subject in 1886. Popular during the noontide of the British Empire, Conrad had been a sailor and usually wrote about nautical or seaboard topics. His experiences with the horrors of colonialism in the Congo influenced his seminal work HEART OF DARKNESS.

Date of Birth:

December 3, 1857

Date of Death:

August 3, 1924

Place of Birth:

Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia

Place of Death:

Bishopsbourne, Kent, England


Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France

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