Typhoon

Typhoon is a classic sea yarn, possibly based upon Conrad's actual experience of seaman's life, and probably on a real incident aboard of the real steamer John P. Best. It...

Lord Jim

Joseph Conrad is regarded as one of the great novelists in English. He wrote stories and novels, predominantly with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit by...

Chance

Chance is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1913. Chance is narrated by Conrad's regular narrator, Charles Marlow, but is characterised by a complex, nested narrative in...

Halmayer's Folly

Halmayer's Folly, published in 1895, is Joseph Conrad's first novel. Set in the late 19th century, it centers on the life of the Dutch trader Kaspar Almayer in the Borneo...

Heart Of Darkness

Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the...

The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1907. The story is set in London in 1886 and deals with Mr. Adolf Verloc and his work as a spy for an...

Nostromo

Nostromo (full title Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard) is a 1904 novel by Joseph Conrad. Nostromo is set in the South American country of Costaguana, and more specifically in that...