Brief Lives: Joseph Conrad
By: Gavin Griffiths
Born to Polish parents in Russian-dominated Ukraine, Joseph Conrad led an extraordinary and adventurous life, much of which was spent at sea. This new biography charts his story, considering his writings in the light of his eventful experiences. Complementing Hesperus titles including The Return , A Smile of Fortune and The Tale this new book is an ideal introduction to the renowned and much-loved author of the twentieth-century masterpiece Heart of Darkness .