The Rescue

The Rescue

by Joseph Conrad

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Overview

Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783734020919
Publisher: Outlook Verlag
Publication date: 09/23/2018
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Joseph Conrad (1857–1924) was fluent from birth in French as well as his native Polish. He learned his third language, English, as an adult, and it was in English that he wrote his evocative stories and novels. Conrad drew upon his experiences in the British and French navies to portray the struggles of humanity amid the world's vast indifference.

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

Table of Contents

Part I. The Man in the Brig
Part II. The Shore of Refuge
Part III. The Capture
Part IV. The Gift of the Shallows
Part V. The Point of Honour and the Point of Passion
Part VI. The Claim of Life and the Toll of Death

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