Download Joseph Conrad: Three Novels: Heart of Darkness, The Secret by Joseph Conrad PDF

By Joseph Conrad

Combining the main widely-read and studied of Conrad's novels, middle of Darkness and the key Agent, with The Shadow Line, this quantity represents Conrad's early, heart and later writing. With an intensive creation, explanatory notes, a chronology of Conrad's existence and a word list of nautical phrases, this can be a useful variation for college kids.

Show description

Read Online or Download Joseph Conrad: Three Novels: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent and The Shadow Line PDF

Best nonfiction_13 books

Rising Sun over Borneo: The Japanese Occupation of Sarawak, 1941–1945

This research makes a speciality of eastern wartime rules and their implementation, and the ensuing results those regulations had at the neighborhood inhabitants. each one ethnic crew, together with the eu group, is tested to guage its response and reaction to the japanese army govt and jap regulations in the direction of those.

Handbook of Sustainable Luxury Textiles and Fashion: Volume 2

The second one quantity of guide explores diversified dimensions of the sustainable luxurious textiles and style, generally according to the next subject matters: Sustainable luxurious luxurious and intake luxurious, innovation and layout power luxurious and entrepreneurshipSustainable luxurious administration

The shifting grounds of race : black and Japanese Americans in the making of multiethnic Los Angeles

Scott Kurashige highlights the function African american citizens and jap american citizens performed within the social and political struggles that remade twentieth century Los Angeles.

Extra resources for Joseph Conrad: Three Novels: Heart of Darkness, The Secret Agent and The Shadow Line

Sample text

He became very cool and collected all at once. 'I am not such a fool as I look, quoth Plato to his disciples,' he said sententiously, emptied his glass with great resolution, and we rose. "The old doctor felt my pulse, evidently thinking of something else the while. 'Good, good for there,' he mumbled, and then with a certain eagerness asked me whether I would let him measure my head. Rather surprised, I said Yes, when he produced a thing like calipers and got the dimensions back and front and every way, taking notes carefully.

Brought from all the recesses of the coast in all the legality of time contracts, lost in uncongenial surroundings, fed on unfamiliar food, they sickened, became inefficient, and were then allowed to crawl away and rest. These moribund shapes were free as air- and nearly as thin. I began to distinguish the gleam of the eyes under the trees. Then, glancing down, I saw a face near my hand. The black bones reclined at full length with one shoulder against the tree, and slowly the eyelids rose and the sunken eyes looked up at me, enormous and vacant, a kind of blind, white flicker in the depths of the orbs, which died out slowly.

Pardon my questions, but you are the first Englishman coming under my observations ... ' I hastened to assure him I was not in the least typical. ' 'What you say is rather profound, and probably erroneous,' he said, with a laugh. 'Avoid irritation more than exposure to the sun. Adieu. How do you English say, eh? Good-bye. Ah! Good-bye. Adieu. ' ... He lifted a warning forefinger.... 'Du calme, du calme. ' "One thing more remained to do- say good-bye to my excellent aunt. I found her triumphant.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.69 of 5 – based on 27 votes

About the Author