Brief Lives: Joseph Conrad
By (author) Gavin Griffiths
Brief Lives: Joseph Conrad by Gavin Griffiths
Book DescriptionBorn to Polish parents in Russian-dominated Ukraine, Joseph Conrad led an extraordinary and adventurous life, much of which was spent at sea. This new biography charts his story, considering his writings in the light of his eventful experiences. Complementing "Hesperus" titles including "The Return", "A Smile of Fortune" and "The Tale" this new book is an ideal introduction to the renowned and much-loved author of the twentieth-century masterpiece "Heart of Darkness".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843919070
(190mm x 122mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Hesperus Press Ltd
Publisher: Hesperus Press Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Gavin Griffiths
Gaving Griffiths studied English at University College, Oxford, subsequently taught at King's College, Wimbledon and was Head of English at Westminster School. He was written for 'The Independent'.
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