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  • Heart of Darkness and Selections from the Congo Diaryby Joseph Conrad

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 11.00

    'Heart of Darkness,' which appeared at the very beginning of our century, 'was a Cassandra cry announcing the end of Victorian Europe, on the verge of transforming itself into the Europe of violence,' wrote the critic Czeslaw Milosz.          Originally published in 1902, Heart of Darkness remains one of this century's most enduring--and harrowing--works... more...

  • Typhoon and Other Storiesby Joseph Conrad

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    In these four stories, written between 1900 and 1902, Joseph Conrad bid gradual farewell to his adventurous life at sea and began to confront the more daunting complexities of life on land in the twentieth century. In 'Typhoon' Conrad reveals, in the steadfast courage of an undemonstrative captain and the imaginative readiness of his young first mate,... more...

  • Nostromoby Joseph Conrad

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    Nostromo, published in 1904, is one of Conrad's finest works. Nostromo -- though one hundred years old -- says as much about today's Latin America as any of the finest recent accounts of that region's turbulent political life. Insistently dramatic in its storytelling, spectacular in its recreation of the subtropical landscape, this picture of an insurrectionary... more...

  • Selected Works of Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, and Othersby Joseph Conrad

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 6.99

    The Selected Works of Joseph Conrad includes the best-known of Joseph Conrad?s work. This special ebook edition contains the short story ?Youth,? as well as the novels Heart of Darkness , Lord Jim , Typhoon , Nostromo , and The Secret Agent . Joseph Conrad is considered to be one of the greatest English-language novelists and a forerunner... more...

  • Lord Jimby Joseph Conrad; Allan Simmons

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    This compact novel, completed in 1900, as with so many of the great novels of the time, is at its baseline a book of the sea. An English boy in a simple town has dreams bigger than the outdoors and embarks at an early age into the sailor's life. The waters he travels reward him with the ability to explore the human spirit, while Joseph Conrad launches... more...

  • Heart of Darknessby Joseph Conrad

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99

    The classic novel that inspired Apocalypse Now A European trading concern hires Marlow to pilot a boat up the Congo River in search of Kurtz?a first-class ivory agent and the manager of the company?s highly profitable Inner Station?who is believed to be on his deathbed. With a handful of pilgrims as his passengers and a crew of cannibals, Marlow... more...

  • Heart of Darknessby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1902; US$ 4.50

    Heart of Darkness is Joseph Conrad's disturbing novella recounted by the itinerant captain Marlow sent to find and bring home the shadowy and inscrutable Captain Kurtz. Marlow and his men follow a river deep into a jungle, the "Heart of Darkness" of Africa looking for Kurtz, an unhinged leader of an isolated trading station. This highly... more...

  • Lord Jimby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.95

    Marlow narrates the story of Lord Jim, a promising young man who falls from grace, then attempts to redeem himself in Patusan, a fictional Indonesian island. His story is told entirely through the perspectives of Marlow and others who join their voices to his, and so the enigma at the centre of Jim's character and actions is never entirely resolved.... more...

  • The Secret Agentby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1907; US$ 3.95

    The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is an example of Conrad's later political writing, which moved away from his earlier, seafaring tales. The spy Mr. Verloc moves through London where he encounters anarchism, terrorism and revolutionary groups. Conrad also deals with the notion of exploitation. The novel's treatment of terrorism caused it to be... more...

  • Nostromoby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1917; US$ 3.99

    Nostromo is a classic anti-hero, who lives in a fictitious mining village on the coast of a fictitious South American country. Many regard the imagined setting of the novel to be some of Conrad's finest work. The characters in the novel are also more highly-developed than those of his other novels, and were inspired by a group of mental patients... more...