The Shadow Line - A Confession
Shadow Line - A Confession by Joseph Conrad
Book DescriptionConrad was a Polish-born English novelist. His success is even more amazing since he did not learn to speak English until he was in his 20's. Conrad's narrative style places him at the beginning of the Modernist period of literature. This novella published in 1917 depicts the development of a man's character after becoming the captain of a ship. The major themes in the book are nature of wisdom, and the value of experience and maturity. Conrad's excellent use of irony in telling this tale brings a depth to this sea story.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781604243987
Paperback / softback
(235mm x 190mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Book Jungle
Publisher: Book Jungle
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joseph Conrad
Secret Agent, Paperback (October 2016)
"[A] masterly study of the inner workings of the disordered minds whose aim is destruction, violence, and the overturning of law and order by means of bombs."-The Observer (1907)
Heart of Darkness, Paperback (September 2016)
"This is the best Norton Critical Edition yet! All my students are becoming intensely interested in reading Conrad-largely because of this excellent work."-Elise F. Knapp, Western Connecticut State University
Lingard Trilogy, Paperback (September 2016)
Contains the novels: Almayer's Folly, An Outcast of the Islands and The Rescue With an introduction by Robert Hampson
Victory, Hardback (May 2016)» View all books by Joseph Conrad
This is the first, comprehensive and authoritative critical edition of Conrad's novel Victory: An Island Tale (1915).
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