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Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, & Typhoon

Joseph Conrad

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Three full length novels collected in one edition formatted for the Kindle.JOZEF TEODOR KONRAD KORZENIOWSKI [1857-1924] was born in Poland in the town that is now Berdychiv, Ukraine. His father was a playwright and translator of French and EnglishMoreThree full length novels collected in one edition formatted for the Kindle.JOZEF TEODOR KONRAD KORZENIOWSKI [1857-1924] was born in Poland in the town that is now Berdychiv, Ukraine. His father was a playwright and translator of French and English writers.In 1868, at age eleven, he was orphaned and was taken in by an uncle in Krakow, Poland.In 1873, at age 16, he became a seaman at Marseille, France. Later he joined the British Merchant Navy.In 1886, he became a British citizen and changed his name to the anglicized Joseph Conrad.In 1894, at age 36, he decided to write full-time.In 1895, he published the novel Almayers Folly. The next year he published An Outcast of the Islands.In 1896, he married.In 1913, he became financially successful upon the publication of Chance.In 1914, he visited Poland.In 1923, he visited the United States.In 1924, he declined British knighthood. Later that year, he died and is buried Canterbury, England. His grave marker bears his Polish name, Korzeniowski.The Secret Agent, Under Western Eyes, Lord Jim and Nostromo are aconsidered by critics to be his best work.Several of his novels have been adapted for film.