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A biography of the Polish-born author who wrote in English and gained fame for his novels and short stories about the sea.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published June 1st 1988 by Thames & Hudson
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This book was like "Conrad for DUMMIES," but in a good way. A slim volume (128 pages) about half of which is photos, it really gave me all I needed to know about the almost Lincolnesque life of Joseph Conrad - early failures, tumultuous family life, health problems, bouts of depression, lifelong financial problems (don't think Lincoln had those), etc. Makes you never want to be famous, if that's the cost.

The book is really one long essay - no chapters, breaks or introduction, just straight chron
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