Le Frère-de-la-Côte

Le Frère-de-la-Côte

by Joseph Conrad

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Overview

Un marin français, Jean Peyrol, ayant quitté le service de la marine nationale pendant les guerres napoléoniennes, se retire dans une ferme de la presqu'île de Giens. Il y vit avec la vieille Catherine, la jeune Arlette et le sans-culotte Scevola. Un officier venu de Toulon, le lieutenant Réal, voudrait induire en erreur la flotte de Nelson en empruntant la tartane de Peyrol.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782291025023
Publisher: AB Books
Publication date: 05/11/2018
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 150
File size: 393 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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