La follia di Almayer

La follia di Almayer

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Overview

Kaspar Almayer è un giovane olandese nato nelle Indie Orientali, arrivato nell’isola di Celebes per lavorare come commerciante, si lega all’avventuriero e cercatore di tesori Tom Lingard sposandone la figlia adottiva, di origine malese, per poi dirigere una stazione commerciale nella giungla del Borneo. Ma le sue speranze di ricchezza e felicità naufragano a una a una finché, quando lo abbandona anche la prediletta figlia Nina, sprofonda nelle tenebre della follia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788811132578
Publisher: Garzanti classici
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Sold by: GeMS
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 400 KB

About the Author

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) grew up amid political unrest in Russian-occupied Poland. After twenty years at sea with the French and British merchant navies, he settled in England in 1894. Over the next three decades he revolutionized the English novel with books such as Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and especially Heart of Darkness, his best-known and most influential work.

Date of Birth:

December 3, 1857

Date of Death:

August 3, 1924

Place of Birth:

Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia

Place of Death:

Bishopsbourne, Kent, England

Education:

Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France

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