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THE ARROW OF GOLD is a fictionalized account of gunrunning and political conspiracy, set in the seedy French port of Marseilles during the 1870s.
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
Education:Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France