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Audiobooks by Joseph Conrad

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The Basis of Apocalypse Now; Heart of Darkness; The Belgian Conquest of the Congo Audiobook

The Basis of Apocalypse Now; Heart of Darkness; The Belgian Conquest of the Congo

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano And The Icon Players Release Date: June 2020

Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Joseph Conrad. Before its 1903 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in Blackwood's Magazine. It was classified by the Modern Library website editors as one of the '100 best novels' and part of the Western canon. The story centres on Charles Marlow, who narrates most of the book. He is an Englishman who takes a foreign assignment from a Belgian trading company as a river-boat captain in Africa. Heart of Darkness exposes the dark side of European colonization while exploring the three levels of darkness that the protagonist, Marlow, encounters: the darkness of the Congo wilderness, the darkness of the Europeans' cruel treatment of the African natives, and the unfathomable darkness within every human being for committing heinous acts of evil. Although Conrad does not give the name of the river, at the time of writing the Congo Free State, the location of the large and important Congo River, was a private colony of Belgium's King Leopold II. In the story, Marlow is employed to transport ivory downriver. However, his more pressing assignment is to return Kurtz, another ivory trader, to civilization, in a cover-up. Kurtz has a reputation throughout the region. Edited by Macc Kay in Bangkok Production executive Avalon Giuliano in London ICON Intern Eden Giuliano in Delhi Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Icon Audio Arts (P) 2020 Icon Audio Arts LLC Geoffrey Giuliano is the author of over thirty internationally bestselling biographies, including the London Sunday Times bestseller Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney and Dark Horse: The Private Life of George Harrison. He can be heard on the Westwood One Radio Network and has written and produced over seven hundred original spoken-word albums and video documentaries on various aspects of popular culture. He is also a well known movie actor.

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The Shadow Line Audiobook

The Shadow Line

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Peyman Gharib Panah Release Date: June 2020

The Shadow Line is a short novel by Joseph Conrad and was published in 1917. It tells the story of a young man whose dream to be a captain of his ship comes true accidentally. He should command a boat from Bangkok to Singapore filled with sick passengers. His crew gets infected by malaria, and he finds out the medicine necessary to save them is missing deliberately after a couple of days wandering in the sea with no wind in sight. His mate convinces him that the ghost of the previous captain, who before his death turned insane and wanted to take the ship down along himself and the crew, has cursed them. Joseph Conrad tells this adventurous and mysterious story to explore the passage to manhood. The narrator of the book says there is a ''shadow line'' that must be crossed from youth to adulthood. This version of the book is translated by Soheil Sommi to Persian (Farsi) and narrated by Peyman Gharib Panah. The Persian version of The Shadow Line's audiobook is published by Maktub worldwide.

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Heart of Darkness Audiobook

Heart of Darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Frank Sanchez Release Date: May 2020

Do you want to listen to Heart of Darkness? If so then keep reading… Heart of Darkness centers around Marlow, an introspective sailor, and his journey up the Congo River to meet Kurtz, reputed to be an idealistic man of great abilities. Marlow takes a job as a riverboat captain with the Company, a Belgian concern organized to trade in the Congo. As he travels to Africa and then up the Congo, Marlow encounters widespread inefficiency and brutality in the Company’s stations. The native inhabitants of the region have been forced into the Company’s service, and they suffer terribly from overwork and ill treatment at the hands of the Company’s agents. The cruelty and squalor of imperial enterprise contrasts sharply with the impassive and majestic jungle that surrounds the white man’s settlements, making them appear to be tiny islands amidst a vast darkness. What are you waiting for Heart of Darkness is one click away, select the “Download” button in the top right corner NOW!

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Crónica personal Audiobook

Crónica personal

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Fernando Caride Release Date: March 2020

Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. Se trata de un autorretrato semejante a una novela, que reúne los sucesos relativos a la azarosa infancia y familia de Conrad, una parte de su vida como escritor y también el proceso de composición de su primera novela.

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The Rover Audiobook

The Rover

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki Release Date: January 2020

As the Revolution rages in France, a seafarer named Peyrol, a master-gunner in the French republican navy, pirate, and for nearly fifty years "rover of the outer seas," comes to the end of a lifetime lived on the seas and seeks refuge in a remote farmhouse on the French Riviera. As he attempts to settle into a peaceful existence, Peyrol struggles to redefine himself and returns to the sea for one final voyage. The Rover is the last complete novel written by Joseph Conrad, and was published in 1923 shortly before his death. Conrad placed on the title page an epigraph taken from Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene: Sleep after toyle, port after stormie seas,Ease after warre, death after life, does greatly please This also became Conrad's epitaph.

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The Informer Audiobook

The Informer

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Richard Mitchley Release Date: January 2020

Born in 1857 in Poland, Joseph Conrad became a British citizen just before he turned 30.In the intervening years he lost both parents; becoming an orphan at 11 being thereafter raised by an uncle, who at 16 let the boy go to Marseille where he began to work on merchant ships though at times it included stints gun running and the intrigue of political conspiracy. At age 36 his life turned from one of ships to one of literary pursuit. Conrad brought to English Literature both a further layer of style and a deeper examination of the human psyche in a wealth of work. He wrote many novels, rightly regarded today, as some of the finest in English literature.

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Words On Water - A Short Story Collection Audiobook

Words On Water - A Short Story Collection

Water. H2O. Adams Ale. An essential for life. Without it life is impossible. Was it always that way? In this volume of stories water becomes the landscape and narrative, a character more deadly and perhaps more aware of its power than us mere mortals. We are beguiled by its sight. Whether softly breaking waves on a sandy beach or a thunderous storm engulfing the cliff face. But also in other forms; as lakes and lagoons. Water is everywhere and where there is water is the shadow of menace.

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Youth Audiobook

Youth

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley Release Date: January 2020

Born in 1857 in Poland, Joseph Conrad became a British citizen just before he turned 30.In the intervening years he lost both parents; becoming an orphan at 11 being thereafter raised by an uncle, who at 16 let the boy go to Marseille where he began to work on merchant ships though at times it included stints gun running and the intrigue of political conspiracy. At age 36 his life turned from one of ships to one of literary pursuit. Conrad brought to English Literature both a further layer of style and a deeper examination of the human psyche in a wealth of work. He wrote many novels, rightly regarded today, as some of the finest in English literature. Among their canon are Lord Jim, Nostromo, The Shadow Line and of course Heart Of Darkness.

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Classic Short Stories - Volume 7 Audiobook

Classic Short Stories - Volume 7

Author: Joseph Conrad, Kate Chopin Narrator: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley Release Date: January 2020

Stories are one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements. Whether written down or spoken they have an ability to capture our imagination and thoughts, and take us on incredible journeys in the space of a phrase and the turn of a page.Within a few words of text or speech, new worlds and characters form, propelling a narrative to a conclusion with intricate ease. Finely crafted, perfectly formed these Miniature Masterpieces, at first thought, seem remarkably easy to conjure up. But ask any writer and they will tell you that distilling the essence of narrative and characters into a short story is one of the hardest acts of their literary craft. Many attempt, but few achieve.

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The Brute Audiobook

The Brute

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Richard Mitchley Release Date: January 2020

Born in 1857 in Poland, Joseph Conrad became a British citizen just before he turned 30. In the intervening years he lost both parents; as an orphan aged 11 he was therefore raised by an uncle, who at 16 let the boy go to Marseille to work on merchant ships where the colourful life of the sea was further enhanced by stints gun running and, intriguingly, political conspiracy. At age 36 his life turned from one of ships to one of literary pursuit. In doing so Conrad brought to English Literature a further layer of style and a deeper examination of the human psyche in a wealth of work. He wrote many novels, rightly regarded today, as some of the finest in English literature. Among their canon are Lord Jim, Nostromo, The Shadow Line and, of course, Heart Of Darkness. For this volume we dwell among his numerous short stories. In these condensed, narrative structures much is said in beautiful language.His characters may be brave, comic, serious, trapped by their own constraints, or as in the Brute, the ship itself, but are always fully formed and true to his word.

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The Duel Audiobook

The Duel

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Michael Ward Release Date: September 2019

When a chance encounter between two cavalry officers results in a duel in a garden, so begins a tale that spans the next 16 years and follows the campaigns of Bonaparte across Austria, Russia and beyond. Crossing swords again and again, these two officers, one a temperate and cool-headed strategist, the other a hot-blooded and intemperate gascon, become the talk of all the army until it's final conclusion. A period classic amidst a time of european tumult by Joseph Conrad, narrated by Michael Ward.

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The Secret Agent: Penguin Classics Audiobook

The Secret Agent: Penguin Classics

Author: Joseph Conrad Narrator: Luke Norris Release Date: September 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Luke Norris, known for his role in BBC drama Poldark. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Michael Newton. In the only novel Conrad set in London, The Secret Agent communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894 masterminded by Verloc, a Russian spy working for the police, and ostensibly a member of an anarchist group in Soho. His masters instruct him to discredit the anarchists in a humiliating fashion, and when his evil plan goes horribly awry, Verlac must deal with the repercussions of his actions.

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