Joseph Conrad (38 books)


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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.

Conrad's narrative style and anti-heroic… (more)


The Black Mate

Almayer's Folly

An Outcast of the Islands

The Idiots

An Outpost of Progress

The Lagoon

The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'

Karain, A Memory

The Return

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...


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....


The End of Tether

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...

Gaspar Ruiz

An Anarchist

The Informer

The Brute

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...

The Duel

Il Conde

The Secret Sharer

A Smile of Fortune

Freya of the Seven Isles

Under Western Eyes

Prince Roman

The Partner

A Personal Record


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 Inn of the Two Witches

The Planter of Malata

Because of the Dollars


The Shadow Line

The Warrior's Soul

The Tale

The Rescue