Heart of Darkness: Dover Thrift Study Edition

Heart of Darkness: Dover Thrift Study Edition

by Joseph Conrad

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486475677
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 08/03/2009
Series: Dover Thrift Study Edition Series
Edition description: Thrift Study Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,300,033
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author



Joseph Conrad (1857–1924) was fluent from birth in French as well as his native Polish. He learned his third language, English, as an adult, and it was in English that he wrote his evocative stories and novels. Conrad drew upon his experiences in the British and French navies to portray the struggles of humanity amid the world's vast indifference.

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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