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- The Floating Press 1915; US$ 3.99
A young Dutch trader, Kaspar Almayer, marries Captain Lingard's adopted Malay daughter in the hopes of one day inheriting the captain's wealth. He moves to Borneo to run Lingard's trading post there, but while the captain is frittering away his fortune on a hopeless treasure hunt, Almayer's ventures fail, one after the other. In the... more...
- The Floating Press 1901; US$ 2.99
In the nineteenth century, mass immigration changed the face of the world. Although we like to think of this cross-cultural pollination as being a positive trend in human history, the truth of the matter is not always clear. In "Amy Foster," prose master Joseph Conrad takes on the dark side of immigration and the intermingling of vastly different... more...
- 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 Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
One of Joseph Conrad's most popular works, this rich, complex tale provides an account of the woebegone heiress Flora de Barral, whose dearth of life experience has left her virtually incapable of caring for herself. Narrated from several different points of view, this book is a fine example of the literary virtuosity that has prompted many critics... more...
- The Floating Press 1902; US$ 3.99
Ranked by critics and literary experts as one of the most important English writers, Joseph Conrad contributed to the Western canon with such masterpieces as Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim. A master of intricate psychological portraiture, Conrad brings this skill to bear in "The End of the Tether," a story about an elderly man's attempt... more...
- The Floating Press 1901; US$ 2.99
Now enshrined among the most important writers of fiction in the Western literary canon, Joseph Conrad's stories often deal with the themes of the sea and nautical travel. In "Falk: A Reminiscence," Conrad amplifies and extends a memory from his own childhood, turning a favorite family myth into a harrowing journey to the very limits... more...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 2.99
Dive into a tale of political intrigue from Joseph Conrad, the Polish-born writer who came to be known as one of the masters of English-language fiction. In "Gaspar Ruiz," Conrad explores the psychological trauma of wartime against the backdrop of the Chilean war for independence. This tale is a treat for fans of Conrad's work or historical... more...
- 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 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 Floating Press 1906; US$ 3.99
Although Joseph Conrad achieved acclaim as one of the masters of English-language fiction, his own life story is as fascinating and engaging as Heart of Darkness or Lord Jim. The volume The Mirror of the Sea is a collection of several autobiographical sketches, remembrances and essays that Conrad originally published in a number of European magazines. more...