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Nostromo By Joseph Conrad - Summary, Book Review, Online Reading, PDF, Download

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Author Joseph Conrad
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Harper & Bros
Publication date
1904

Summary: Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard is a 1904 novel by Joseph Conrad, set in the fictional South American republic of "Costaguana." It was originally published in series in two volumes of T.P.'s Weekly.In 1998, the Modern Library classified Nostromo 47 in its list of the 100 best novels in English of the 20th century. F. Scott Fitzgerald said: "I'd rather have written Nostromo than any other novel." Edited with an introduction and notes by Martin Seymour-Smith. In his evocation of the Costaguana Republic, framed in the exotic and grandiose landscape of South America, Conrad reveals not only the lives and destinies of his characters but also the physical and political composition of an entire country.
About The Author: Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) spoke fluently from his birth in French and in his mother tongue, Polish. He learned his third language, English, as an adult, and it was in English where he wrote his stories and evocative novels. Conrad drew on his experiences in the British and French navies to portray the struggles of humanity amid the vast indifference of the world