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  • The Shadow Lineby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1917; US$ 3.99

    The Shadow Line is a novella by Joseph Conrad. A young man becomes captain of a ship in the Orient, and his experiences bring him to the threshold of his development into maturity: the shadow line. The story contrasts the young man and his expectations with the wiser experience of his elders. The novella has been read as a comment on the first world... more...

  • The Secret Sharerby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1910; US$ 3.99

    The Secret Sharer contains many of Conrad's favorite motifs. A young Captain is assigned to a ship near Siam, but surrounded by an unfamiliar crew he questions his own authority and ability. One night he rescues a naked man clinging to the side of the ship and stows him secretly in his cabin. The man then relates his tale of murder and escape from... 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...

  • 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...

  • Tales of Unrestby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Whether you're a longtime Conrad fan or a new reader who is interested in dipping into the work of one of the greatest fiction writers of the twentieth century, this comprehensive collection of rip-roaring action-adventure tales with remarkable psychological nuance will definitely fit the bill. more...

  • Typhoonby Joseph Conrad

    The Floating Press 1919; US$ 3.99

    Written the year before Joseph Conrad began his masterpiece Heart of Darkness, Typhoon is a novel that deals with similar themes and shares a nautical setting with many of the author's most renowned works. The climax of the novel is a battering storm that forces many of the characters to take stock of their lives and draw on inner reserves of strength... more...