17 Volume Joseph Conrad Complete Collection
One of the finest collections of Conrad’s novels ever published.
Joseph Conrad (born JÃ³zef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski 1857â€“1924) was a Polish novelist. Conrad is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English, though he did not speak the language fluently until he was in his twenties (and then always with a marked Polish accent). He wrote stories and novels, predominantly with a nautical or a seaboard setting, that depict trials of the human spirit by the demands of duty and honour. Writing in the heyday of the British Empire, Conrad drew upon his experiences in the French and later the British Merchant Navy to create short stories and novels that reflect aspects of a worldwide empire while also plumbing the depths of the human soul. This rarely seen complete collection contains;
- Lord Jim (1997 second printing);
- Nostromo (2004 second printing);
- Heart of Darkness (1997);
- Victory (1999);
- The Secret Agent (1999);
- Under Western Eyes (2000);
- Typhoon, The Nigger of the Narcissus, Falk (2000);
- Chance (2001);
- The Shadow Line/Within the Tides (2001);
- Almayer’s Folly/Tales of Unrest (2002);
- The Rover/Tales of Hearsay (2002);
- The Rescue (2003);
- An Outcast of the Islands (2003);
- The Secret Sharer, ‘Twixt Land & Sea (2003);
- The Duel, Gaspar Ruiz, The Informer, The Brute, An Anarchist, Il Conde (2003);
- The Mirror of the Sea (2005);
- The Arrow of Gold (2005);
- Publisher Folio Society, London;
- Hardback with Author Facsimile Signature on Slipcase
- Superbly Illustrated Throughout
- Size 230 x 160mm, 16kg
Condition: Very Good – Four Volumes Have Slight Spotting To Page Edges, Almayer’s Folly Has Faint Stains To Slipcase, Otherwise Very Good Copies
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