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The Secret Agent By Joseph Conrad
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Set in London during the 1880s, Mr Verloc the shopkeeper leads a life of simplicity and obscurity - the perfect ingredients for his secret job as a spy. Thus spoke Mr Verloc, applying his mind with... More > ingenuity and forethought to the problems of the future.  His voice was sombre, because he had a correct sentiment of the situation.  Everything which he did not wish to pass had come to pass.  The future had become precarious.  His judgment, perhaps, had been momentarily obscured by his dread of Mr Vladimir’s truculent folly.  A man somewhat over forty may be excusably thrown into considerable disorder by the prospect of losing his employment, especially if the man is a secret agent of political police, dwelling secure in the consciousness of his high value and in the esteem of high personages.  He was excusable. - Excerpt from The Secret Agent.< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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The story of a journey into darkness. Late nineteenth century Africa. Marlow is a riverboat captain sent into the Congo hinterland to meet the charismatic Kurtz. On the journey he learns more about... More > Kurtz. He learns he that while he is respected by some, he is loathed by others, but nothing can prepare him for their eventual meeting.< Less
The Secret Sharer By Joseph Conrad
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The young ship captain is faced with a conundrum - a strange castaway named Leggatt has come aboard his new ship. He soons find out the newcomer has an unsavoury past that must be kept from his crew... More > at all costs, but in doing so, he risks all their lives.< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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The story of a journey into darkness. Late nineteenth century Africa. Marlow is a riverboat captain sent into the Congo hinterland to meet the charismatic Kurtz. On the journey he learns more about... More > Kurtz. He learns he that while he is respected by some, he is loathed by others, but nothing can prepare him for their eventual meeting.< Less
The Arrow of Gold By Joseph Conrad
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Set in Marseille during the Third Carlist War, The Arrow of Gold tells of a love triangle between three supporters of the Spanish Pretender.
The Mirror of the Sea By Joseph Conrad
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The Mirror of the Sea is a series of semi-autobiographical essays by acclaimed author, Joseph Conrad.
The Secret Sharer By Joseph Conrad
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The young ship captain is faced with a conundrum - a strange castaway named Leggatt has come aboard his new ship. He soons find out the newcomer has an unsavoury past that must be kept from his crew... More > at all costs, but in doing so, he risks all their lives.< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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The story of a journey into darkness. Late nineteenth century Africa. Marlow is a riverboat captain sent into the Congo hinterland to meet the charismatic Kurtz. On the journey he learns more about... More > Kurtz. He learns he that while he is respected by some, he is loathed by others, but nothing can prepare him for their eventual meeting.< Less
Chance By Joseph Conrad
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Flora de Barral is the abandoned daughter of a bankrupt business, who must now live in a world without privilege and money. The red tint of his clear-cut face with trim short black whiskers under a... More > cap of curly iron-grey hair was the only warm spot in the dinginess of that room cooled by the cheerless tablecloth.  We knew him already by sight as the owner of a little five-ton cutter, which he sailed alone apparently, a fellow yachtsman in the unpretending band of fanatics who cruise at the mouth of the Thames.  But the first time he addressed the waiter sharply as ‘steward’ we knew him at once for a sailor as well as a yachtsman. -Excerpt from Chance.< Less
The Children of the Sea By Joseph Conrad
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This is the story of James Wait, a black sailor on board the merchant ship Narcissus, who takes ill with life-threatening tuberculosis. His plight arouses the sympathy of some, and the ire of... More > others. He came in, hung the pot on the edge of the bunk, asked perfunctorily, "How goes it?" and sat down on the box.—"H'm," grunted Wait, inhospitably. The cook wiped his face with a dirty cotton rag, which, afterwards, he tied round his neck.—"That's how them firemen do in steamboats," he said, serenely, and much pleased with himself. "My work is as heavy as theirs—I'm thinking—and longer hours. Did you ever see them down the stokehold? Like fiends they look—firing—firing—firing—down there." - Excerpt from The Children of the Sea.< Less

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