The Mirror of the Sea
by Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Methuen & Co. 1907
Number of pages: 310
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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by Joseph Conrad - B. Tauchnitz
A group of revolutionaries in 19th-century London plot the destruction of the Greenwich Observatory in this 1907 masterpiece of suspense. The tale centers on a man whose double life encompasses a family circle and friendships with anarchists.
by Joseph Conrad - Doubleday, Page & Co
This short novel is a rollicking sea adventure. Those who love the picaresque voyages so common in nineteenth century literature will hardly find a better one; this has all the excitement, suspense, and drama one could want.
by Joseph Conrad - E. Nash & Grayson
In these tales, people are put under heavy mental stress by fatal accidents, hostile environments or insoluble doubts. Their reactions become uncontrollable. These short stories give a good picture of Joseph Conrad's themes ...
by Joseph Conrad - ManyBooks
The three stories contained in this volume take rank with the most mature and romantic of Conrad's work. The charming love and adventure of the life which he depicts in remote places confirm the belief that he is among the greatest creative writers.