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The Inheritors An Extravagant Story by Joseph Conrad
  

The Inheritors An Extravagant Story

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The Inheritors An Extravagant Story by Joseph Conrad

About the Author

Joseph Conrad was born in the Ukraine in 1857 and grew up under Tsarist autocracy. In 1874 Conrad travelled to Marseilles, where he served in French merchant vessels before joining a British ship in 1878 as an apprentice. In 1886 he obtained British nationality. Eight years later he left the sea to devote himself to writing, publishing his first novel, Almayer's Folly, in 1895. The following year he settled in Kent, where he produced within fifteen years such modern classics as Youth, Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent and Under Western Eyes. He continued to write until his death in 1924. J. H. Stape is the author of The Several Lives of Joseph Conrad (1996) and Conrad's Notes on Life and Letters (2004).

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Publication date

9th December 2008

Author

Joseph Conrad

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Publisher

BiblioLife

Format

Hardback
336 pages

Categories

History

ISBN

9780559853524

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