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An Outcast of the Islands / Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River

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Hardcover, 384 pages
Published 1955 by Collins Classics

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Yves
Jan 30, 2016 Yves rated it liked it
Exceptional description of the various characters and life this colonial oupost in Borneo/Sabbah/Sarawak by the end of the XIX century.
For me "The Story of an Eastern River" tops Lord Jim.
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Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski ) was a Polish-born English novelist who today is most famous for Heart of Darkness, his fictionalized account of Colonial Africa.

Conrad left his native Poland in his middle teens to avoid conscription into the Russian Army. He joined the French Merchant Marine and briefly employed himself as a wartime gunrunner. He then began to work aboard Br
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