Joseph Conrad

Nostromo

originally published:
London : Harpers
1904

This copy of the first printing was shortlisted for our first Classic Book Card set. Image courtesy of Biblioctopus.

awards:

  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(047)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 12/3/1857
died: 8/3/1924
born as: Theodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski

Polish-born English novelist and short-story writer who is noted for the richness of his prose and his renderings of dangerous life at sea and in exotic places. His initial reputation as a masterful teller of colorful adventures of the sea grew as his deeply pessimistic vision of the complexity of the human struggle was revealed. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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