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Joseph Conrad

3.47 of 5 Votes: 5
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El duelo (1908)
language
English
3.83 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Years ago, watching TV, flipping through the channels, one lame program after another, I came across a Napoleonic film midway through and stopped for a moment because I recognized Keith Carradine. Then I saw Harvey Keitel. Intrigued, I continued to watch and was quickly enthral...
I duellanti (1908)
language
English
3.84 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A pleasant change from the usual maritime exploits of Joseph Conrad. The plot follows a young French army officer who is constantly challenged to duels for most of his life by another French officer who perceives that his honour has been compromised. Conrad sets out a clear pictu...
Outpost of Progress (2000)
language
English
3.7 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This is my first encounter with Joseph Conrad. I bought a copy of Heart of Darkness which includes a few of his short stories that are related by theme and style. An Outpost of Progress is indeed a short story, taking 2-3 hours to finish. And that's my main problem with it. The w...
Heart of Darkness, with the Congo Diary (1901)
language
English
3.25 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: For starters, it's only 85 pages long. How 'bout that?Like most assigned reading in high school and college, this was much better ten years later, knowing that I wasn't going to be quizzed on motifs or metaphors. The framing narrative works wonderfully, and for some reason I he...
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