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Almayer"s folly.

Joseph Conrad

Almayer"s folly.

by Joseph Conrad

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Published by Ernest Benn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBenn"s Essex library
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13757490M

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Alamyer’s Folly is Joseph Conrad’s first novel and what I would consider to be a little known classic. Yet, its relative lack of fame does not take away its power. The greed bred by colonialism and the racism that pervades in it are powerfully shown in the book.

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The task was interrupted by the strangest and probably the most important of his adventures. As a child in Poland, he had stuck his finger on the centre of the map of Africa and said, “When I grow up I shall go there.”.

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Lush prose and penetrating psychological insight infuse Conrad's first novel with the qualities that have made him one of the most popular and most studied writers in English literature.

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Almayer’s Folly is about a poor businessman who dreams of finding a hidden gold mine and becoming very wealthy. Kaspar Almayer is a white European. He agrees to marry a native Malayan captured by Captain Tom Lingard, his employer, believing the marriage will bring him riches even though he has no love for the woman/5(K).

'Almayer's Folly' reminded me of a gloomy, obsessive Melville novella or an alienated E. Forester story. It is one of those novels that if you love Conrad, you will want to read eventually (I'd read Heart of Darkness, Nostromo, Lord Jim, and Typhoon first).

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