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Joseph Conrad (born Teodor Józef Konrad Korzeniowski, 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-born novelist. Some of his works have been labelled romantic: Conrad's supposed "romanticism" is heavily imbued with irony and a fine sense of man's capacity for self-deception. Many critics regard Conrad as an important forerunner of Modernist literature.

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Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Polish-born writer Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski). Before its 1902 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in Blackwood's Magazine....

Lord Jim

by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim tells the story of a young, idealistic Englishman--"as unflinching as a hero in a book"--who is disgraced by a single act of cowardice while serving as an officer on the Patna, a merchant-ship sailing...

The Secret Agent

by Joseph Conrad

Mr Verloc, the secret agent, keeps a shop in London's Soho where he lives with his wife Winnie, her infirm mother, and her idiot brother, Stevie. When Verloc is reluctantly involved in an anarchist plot to blow...

A Personal Record

Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

by Joseph Conrad

Set in the imaginary South American republic of Costaguana, this work is an illustration of the impact of foreign exploitation on a developing nation. As Sulaco, site of an English/American controlled silver...

The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'

The Duel

An Outpost of Progress

The Lagoon

The Informer

Under Western Eyes


The Secret Sharer

A Smile of Fortune

An Anarchist

An Outcast of the Islands


The Rescue


by Joseph Conrad

A remarkable book, the story of Flora De Barral, daughter of the Great De Barral, a monumental swindler, and her love for the sea captain who married her. Marlow tells the story in his usual quiet manner which...

The Tale

Almayer's Folly

The Shadow Line

Freya of the Seven Isles

The Inn of the Two Witches

The End of Tether

The Return

The Idiots

The Warrior's Soul


Because of the Dollars

Gaspar Ruiz

The Brute

Prince Roman

Karain, A Memory

The Black Mate

Il Conde

The Partner

The Planter of Malata