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Typhoon

Typhoon

Typhoon [PG NOTE: The other stories usually included in this volume (Amy Foster, Falk: A Reminiscence, and...
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Author: Conrad, Joseph,1857-1924
Format: eBook
Language: English
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Typhoon

Typhoon

$174.06 $4.65

Typhoon

$174.06 $4.65
Author: Conrad, Joseph,1857-1924
Format: eBook
Language: English

Typhoon

[PG NOTE: The other stories usually included in this volume (Amy Foster, Falk: A Reminiscence, and To-morrow) being already available in the PG catalog, are not entered them here.] The main characteristic of this volume consists in this, that all the stories composing it belong not only to the same period but have been written one after another in the order in which they appear in the book. The period is that which follows on my connection with Blackwood's Magazine. I had just finished writing The End of the Tether and was casting about for some subject which could be developed in a shorter form than the tales in the volume of Youth when the instance of a steamship full of returning coolies from Singapore to some port in northern China occurred to my recollection. Years before I had heard it being talked about in the East as a recent occurrence. It was for us merely one subject of conversation amongst many others of the kind. Men earning their bread in any very specialized occupation will talk shop, not only because it is the most vital interest of their lives but also because they have not much knowledge of other subjects. They have never had the time to get acquainted with them. Life, for most of us, is not so much a hard as an exacting taskmaster. ......Buy Now (To Read More)

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Ebook Number: 1142
Author: Conrad, Joseph
Release Date: Jan 9, 2006
Format: eBook
Language: English

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