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  • The Secret Sharer and Other Storiesby Joseph Conrad

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    A wonderful volume of Conrad's short fiction, reissued alongside the new film The Secret Sharer. This volume of Conrad's short works explores a vast array of human experience in a variety of settings across the globe, from the sea to the colonial world, from the Far East and Africa to Europe. 'The Nigger of the "Narcissus"' shows life on... 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...

  • The Rescueby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 3.99

    Widely regarded as one of the most elegant stylists of English prose, Joseph Conrad set many of his works of fiction on boats and ships at sea. The Rescue is the last in a series of texts in which Conrad fictionalized his own life experiences as a sailor. The novel blends high seas adventure with romance and Conrad's trademark psychological complexity. 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...

  • The Arrow of Goldby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1919; US$ 3.99

    During his lifetime, Polish-born Joseph Conrad emerged as one of the masters of English prose. Best known for works such as The Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim, many of Conrad's tales focus on seafaring men and expeditions into unknown lands. The Arrow of Gold, one of Conrad's later works, follows and expands upon these themes, relating the... more...

  • The Nigger of the Narcissusby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1914; US$ 3.99

    Often overlooked because of its controversial title, this novel from Joseph Conrad features a black West Indian protagonist, James Wait, who serves as a sailor on the merchant vessel known as Narcissus. Wait is overcome with illness on the voyage from Bombay to London, and the crew's reaction to his condition speaks volumes about differences in... more...

  • Tales of Hearsayby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1925; US$ 3.99

    Although English was not his native tongue, Polish-born Joseph Conrad honed his language skills over his lifetime and would eventually become enshrined as one of the masters of English literature. As a sailor, he spent his free time during months-long voyages at sea writing stories, letters, and later, novels such as The Heart of Darkness. However,... more...

  • Victoryby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 3.99

    Although Joseph Conrad is now regarded by many critics as one of the most important twentieth-century writers, popular acclaim proved hard for the Polish-born writer to achieve during his lifetime. It was Victory, a psychological thriller of sorts, that finally broke through and helped the writer gain the mass readership his writing deserves. more...

  • A Set of Sixby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.99

    Regarded by critics and fans alike as one of the masters of English fiction, Joseph Conrad is known for novels and works of fiction such as The Heart of Darkness, Victory, and Lord Jim. The collection A Set of Six brings together a number of Conrad's shorter pieces, featuring a swashbuckling cast of characters that will appeal to fans of the action-adventure... more...