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by Joseph Conrad
Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Wilder Publications (March 26, 2009)
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The Rescue, A Romance of the Shallows (1920) is one of Joseph Conrad's works contained in what is now sometimes called the Lingard Trilogy, a group of novels based on Conrad's experience as mate on the steamer Vidar
The Rescue, A Romance of the Shallows (1920) is one of Joseph Conrad's works contained in what is now sometimes called the Lingard Trilogy, a group of novels based on Conrad's experience as mate on the steamer Vidar. Although it was the last of the three novels to be published, after Almayer's Folly (1895) and An Outcast of the Islands (1896), the events related in the novel precede those
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By Joseph Conrad The truth is that when "The Rescue" was laid aside it was not laid asidein despair.
Allas!' quod she, 'that ever this sholde happe! For wende I never,by possibilitee, That swich a monstre or merveille mighte be!'-THEFRANKELEYN'S TALE. To frederic courtland penfield last ambassador of the united states ofamerica to the late austrian empire, this old time tale is gratefullyinscribed in memory of the rescue of certain distressed travellerseffected by him in the world's great storm of the year 1914. The truth is that when "The Rescue" was laid aside it was not laid asidein despair.
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He talked of his youth surrounded by the fury of fanaticism and war, of battles on the hills, of advances through the forests, of men's unswerving piety, of their unextinguishable hate. wandering cloud obscured the gentle splendour of the rectangular patch of starlight framed in the opaque blackness of the hut. Belarab murmured on of a succession of reverses, of the ring of disasters narrowing round men's fading hopes and undiminished courage.
I’ve read pretty much everything else he wrote but for some reason I had overlooked this one.
He was born Jozef Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski on December 3, 1857, in the Polish Ukraine. His father, a writer and translator, was from Polish nobility, but political activity against Russian oppression led to his exile. Conrad was orphaned at a young age and subsequently raised by his uncle. At 17 he went to sea, an experience that shaped the bleak view of human nature which he expressed in his fiction.
The Rescue: A Romance of the Shallows by Joseph Conrad.
Dark allegory describes the narrator's journey up the Congo River and his meeting with, and fascination by, Mr. Kurtz, a mysterious personage who dominates the unruly inhabitants of the region. Masterly blend of adventure, character development, psychological penetration.