Joseph Conrad


Joseph Conrad
noun
English novelist (born in Poland) noted for sea stories and for his narrative technique (1857-1924)
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Joseph Conrad [Joseph Conrad]
(1857–1924) a British novelist who was born Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski in a part of Poland under Russian rule. He left home at 17 to go to sea and, after many adventures, he joined the crew of a British ship. He changed his name and became a British citizen in 1886. He used his experiences around the world as the background to many of his novels, such as ↑Lord Jim, ↑Heart of Darkness and Nostromo (1904). He is considered by many people to be one of the greatest novelists in the English language.

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