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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Polish classic of English literature pretentious told us about the decay of the human person. The book «Heart of Darkness» by Joseph Conrad is a short story, but read slowly and strained. No, not because of bad language or philosophical distractions. The thing is heavy, oppressive atmosphere that the first pages of envelops you and does not let go even after reading. The action begins at the mouth of the Thames. Novikov-Priboy wrote about these places as follows: “From here through some...

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The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale by Joseph Conrad

The present work provides a new look at a classic of English literature Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), who is known to many readers a few one-sided – as a marine painter and author of adventure novels set in exotic countries. Personality Conrad is unique: pole by birth, he, not knowing English in his childhood, he mastered it and became not only the captain of the British merchant fleet, but then the writer whose adventurous-psychological novels produced a phenomenon of European modernism...

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