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An Outcast Of The Islands

by Joseph Conrad

It follows the story of Willems, a European trader who finds himself in the middle of a dangerous and complex situation in a remote island community. First published in 1896, "An Outcast of the Islands" is widely regarded as one of Joseph Conrad's earliest masterpieces, showcasing the author's unique narrative style and his keen eye for detail and atmosphere. Conrad is known for his novels and short stories that explore the psychological and moral complexities of the human experience, often in exotic and far-flung locations. "An Outcast of the Islands" is a prime example of his ability to create vivid and unforgettable characters and situations, and is considered a must-read for fans of Conrad's work. The novel is also notable for its themes of colonialism, power, and corruption, which are explored through the experiences of the main character and the other inhabitants of the island. The narrative is rich with atmospheric descriptions of the lush tropical landscapes and the complexities of the local culture, making "An Outcast of the Islands" not only a thrilling adventure but also a thought-provoking and memorable literary work.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1896

Author

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Joseph Conrad

Poland, England

Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English flu...

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