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A Set of Six

by Joseph Conrad

Gaspar Ruiz

The Informer

The Brute

An Anarchist

The Duel

Il Conde


Romance

by Joseph Conrad & Ford Madox Ford

Joseph Conrad, born Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, (1857-1924) was a Polish-born novelist who spent most of his adult life in Britain. He is regarded as one of the greatest English novelists, which is even...


A Personal Record

by Joseph Conrad

A Personal Record (1912) both documents and fictionalizes Joseph Conrad's early life and the opening stages of his careers as a writer and as a seaman. It is also an artistic and political manifesto. The introduction...


The Nigger of the ''Narcissus'': A Tale of the Forecastle

by Joseph Conrad

The story of one voyage of the sailing-ship Narcissus from Bombay to London--a story dealing with calms and with storms, with mutiny on the high seas, with bravery and with cowardice, with tumultuous life, and...


The Mirror of the Sea

by Joseph Conrad

First published in 1906, The Mirror of the Sea was the first of Joseph Conrad's two autobiographical memoirs. Discussing it, he called the book "a very intimate revelation. . . . I have attempted here to lay...


The Inheritors: An Extravagant Story

by Joseph Conrad

This novel was conceived in the heated and controversial politics of Britain at the turn of the century. Arthur Granger, an aristocratic and unsuccessful novelist, betrays the ideals he prides himself on for...


Gaspar Ruiz

by Joseph Conrad

An enthralling novel of Gaspar’s inspirational rise from obscurity to light. Remarkable for its irony, it marvellously presents man’s capacity for self-deception. Attention-grabbing!


Falk

by Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad was a Polish novelist, writing in English, while living in England. Many critics regard him as one of the greatest novelists in the English language, despite his not having learned to speak English...


Chance

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 Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes

by Joseph Conrad

Reflecting Conrad's genius for narrative that focuses on the quest for inner truths, "The Arrow of Gold" is an exploration of the dangerous appetites of men and of human vulnerability, as well as a profound...


Outcast of the Islands

by Joseph Conrad

When Willems stepped off the straight and narrow path of his own peculiar honesty he thought it would be a short episode - a sentence in brackets, so to speak - in the flowing tale of his life. But Willems was...


Amy Foster

by Joseph Conrad

The story of a dull-witted but compassionate English girl who falls in love with a strange man from Eastern Europe. This ignorant, wild, and romantic peasant from the Carpathian Mountains has been cast up by...


Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River

by Joseph Conrad

This is a decidedly powerful story of an uncommon type, and breaks fresh ground in fiction.... All the leading characters in the book--Almayer, his wife, his daughter, and Dain, the daughter's native lover--are...


A Trip to Venus

by John Munro

Prof. John Munro (1849-1930) was the author of Heroes of the Telegraph (1891), The Story of Electricity (1896) and A Trip to Venus (1897). "In plain English, at 4 a. m., a ray of light had been observed on the...


The Story of Electricity

by John Munro

The purpose of this little book is to present the essential facts of electrical science in a popular and interesting way, as befits the scheme of the series to which it belongs. Electrical phenomena have been...


Heroes of the Telegraph

by John Munro

Prof. John Munro (1849-1930) was the author of Heroes of the Telegraph (1891), The Story of Electricity (1896) and A Trip to Venus (1897). "In plain English, at 4 a. m., a ray of light had been observed on the...


A Journey in Other Worlds: A Romance of the Future

by John Jacob Astor

What did our ancestors dream of when they gazed up at the stars and looked beyond the present? Wildly imaginative but grounded in reasoned scientific speculation, A Journey in Other Worlds races far ahead of...


Bride of the Dark One

by Florence Verbell Brown

The outcasts; the hunted of all the brighter worlds, crowded onto Yaroto. But even here was there salvation for Ransome, the jinx-scarred acolyte, when tonight was the night of Bani-tai ... the night of expiation...


The Thirty-Nine Steps

by John Buchan

Hanney, an expatriated Scot, returns from a long stay in South Africa to his flat in London. One night he is buttonholed by an American who appears to know of an anarchist plot to destabilise Europe, and claims...


Mr. Standfast

by John Buchan

"Mr. Standfast" is the third part of a trilogy which begins with "The Thirty-Nine Steps" and "Greenmantle". In this nail-biting adventure story, Hannay must outwit a foe far more intelligent than himself; muster...