The Nigger Of The Narcissus

The Nigger Of The Narcissus

by Joseph Conrad
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The Nigger Of The Narcissus by Joseph Conrad

JOSEPH CONRAD (1857-1924) was a remarkable figures in English literature. A master stylist, both lush and precise, his outsider's eye gave him special insights into the moral dangers of the great age of European empires.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781434495143
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publication date: 11/05/2007
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(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

Education:

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

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The Nigger of the Narcissus 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Even though the title may not be politically correct, it was written in different times. Still, this is a fascinating book from the author of Heart of Darkness, and well-worth reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you can get past the title. The best Conrad book I've read.
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