Chance - A Tale In Two Parts

Chance - A Tale In Two Parts

by Joseph Conrad
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Chance - A Tale In Two Parts by Joseph Conrad

This book contains the novel that brought Joseph Conrad success after nearly twenty years as a struggling writer. 'Chance' tells the story of Flora de Barrel, a girl who is abandoned by her tycoon father and who struggles and strives in the search of happiness and dignity. The first of Conrad's works to have a happy ending, this heart-warming tale will appeal to those who like inspirational and of feel-good literature, and it is a veritable must-have for fans and collectors of Conrad's work. The chapters of this book include: 'Young Powell and his Chance', 'The Fynes and The Girl-Friend', 'Thrift – And the Child', 'The Governess', 'The Tea Party', 'Flora', and 'On the Pavement'. Many antiquarian books such as this are increasingly rare and expensive, and it is with this in mind hat we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a new prefatory biography of the author

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406780956
Publisher: Deutsch Press
Publication date: 09/10/2007
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.01(d)

About 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.

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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