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Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River



Author: Conrad, Joseph

Publisher: Fictionwise.com

Format: Mobipocket PRC

Content Language: English

Print ISBN: 9780375760143

Size: 205 KB

Publication Date: 2003-10-29

Category:
Fiction > Classics

Compatible Software:
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Encryption: Mobipocket DRM


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Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River
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Almayer's Folly was Conrad's first novel, set in a remote Bornean outpost at the end of the 19th century. Conrad draws on his own experience to present the strains of life at a cultural crossroads. The Dutch trader, Almayer, is stranded in Sambir, thirty miles up a virtually unknown equatorial river. He lives among of and new cultures; his wife is Sulu (Philippino), behind him live his Arab rivals, across the river is the Malay rajah's campong, inland are the primitive Dyak headhunters, and decisions taken in London and Amsterdam affect every household in the settlement.


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