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Nostromo A Tale Of The Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Nostromo" is a novel by Polish-British author Joseph Conrad. Set in the fictional South American country of Costaguana, the story follows the lives of a group of individuals caught up in the tumultuous politics and economic struggles of the region. The main character of the novel is Nostromo, an Italian sailor who becomes a trusted and respected figure in the town of Sulaco, which serves as the center of the region's silver mining industry. As the story unfolds, Nostromo becomes embroiled in a web of corruption, betrayal, and violence, as various factions vie for control of the region's resources. Will he ever get out of corruption and violence? "Nostromo" is widely regarded as one of Conrad's greatest works, and has been praised for its intricate plotting, complex characters, and masterful prose. The book has been adapted into various forms, including a radio drama and a TV mini-series, and continues to be celebrated for its timeless themes.

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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad was a Polish-born English novelist, considered as one of the prominent novelists to write in the English language. He was born on 3 December 1857. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he came to be considered a master prose stylist who guided a non-English sensibility into English literature. He was assigned British nationality in 1886 but always regarded himself a Pole. He enrolled in the French Merchant Marine and began to work on British ships, learning English from his shipmates. He was made a master mariner and worked more than sixteen years before an event motivated him to try his hand at writing. He wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that represents trials of the human spirit in the middle of an unexpressive, transparent universe. During his lifetime Conrad was praised for the assets of his prose and his offerings of dangerous life at sea and in foreign places. His works include the novels Almayer's Folly (1895), Lord Jim (1900), Nostromo (1904), and The Secret Agent (1907) and the short story 'Heart of Darkness ' (1902). He died in August 1924.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 368 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357489312
  • ISBN-13: 9789357489317
  • Item Weight: 441.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 20.3 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Thrillers / Political Fiction / Romance / Historical / Ancient World Fiction / Action & Adventure