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The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad

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The Mirror of the Sea
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Publisher: Methuen & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 1449993338
Number of pages: 310

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Joseph Conrad was a Polish-born British author who wrote stories and novels with a nautical or seaboard setting. The Mirror of the Sea is a collection of curious and interesting autobiographical essays initially published in magazines.

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