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eBook Complete Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad: The Informer and Other Stories v. 2 download ISBN: 1851960562
Author: Samuel Hynes,Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd (November 24, 1992)
Language: English
Pages: 304
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A complete collection of Joseph's Conrad's short fiction which is published in four volumes.

A complete collection of Joseph's Conrad's short fiction which is published in four volumes.

The Stories, Volume II assembles Conrad's final thirteen short stories, originally published between 1906 and 1928 in periodicals . Conrad left his native Poland in his middle teens to avoid conscription into the Russian Army.

The Stories, Volume II assembles Conrad's final thirteen short stories, originally published between 1906 and 1928 in periodicals such as Harper's and Pall Mall. He joined the French Merchant Marine and briefly employed himself as a wartime gunrunner. He then began to work aboard British ships, learning English from his shipmates. He was made a Master Mariner, and served more than sixteen years before an event inspired him to try his hand at writing.

Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature

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Joseph Conrad was born in the Ukraine in 1857 and grew up under Tsarist autocracy. In 1874 he 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. The complete short stories of joseph conrad.

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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.

Joseph Conrad Biography - Famous for writing nautical novels, Joseph Conrad, the Polish born .

Joseph Conrad Biography - Famous for writing nautical novels, Joseph Conrad, the Polish born English novelist is considered to be an asset to English literature. Many of Conrad’s books were adapted to screen of which some distinguished ones are The Sabotage (1936) based on The Secret Agent, Lord Jim (1964) and Apocalypse Now (1979) based on Heart of Darkness. Conrad married an English woman, Jessie Gorge in 1896 and had two sons, Borys and John. A heart attack became the reason for Joseph Conrad’s death on August 3, 1924. He rests beside his wife in the Westgate Court Avenue public cemetery in Canterbury, England.

A complete collection of Joseph's Conrad's short fiction which is published in four volumes. Some of the stories contained in the second volume are "An Anarchist", "The Informer", "The Brute", "The Black Mate", "Il Conde", "The Secret Sharer", "Prince Roman" and "The Partner".