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A Smile of Fortune by Joseph Conrad

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A Smile of Fortune
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 184391428X
Number of pages: 124

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Embarking in the tropics, a ship's captain makes the instant acquaintance of a seemingly genial Mr. Jacobus and his irritable brother. The Smile of Fortune is a masterly tale of misplaced loyalty, family feuds, and illicit bargaining.

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