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7, 25/10/2001, £7.99
In the backwater of Costaguana in South America, Charles Gould is determined to make a success of the silver mine left to him by his father. But his dreams of wealth are thwarted as the country is plunged into revolution, torn apart by rival warlords who want the mine and its riches for themselves.

Joseph Conrad

Paperback, 01/10/1998, £5.00
After years of sailing the seas, Joseph Conrad emerged to become one of the world's greatest writers. This biography explores how Conrad's experiences of exile and his choice of career at sea shaped some of the major themes of his writing.

Heart of Darkness

Paperback, 03/01/2016, £5.95
"This is the best Norton Critical Edition yet! All my students are becoming intensely interested in reading Conrad-largely because of this excellent work."-Elise F. Knapp, Western Connecticut State University

Portable Conrad

Paperback, 02/02/2008, £12.99
A great novelist of the sea, a poet of the tropics, a harbinger of the modern spy novel, and an observer of the moments in which people are stripped of their illusions, Joseph Conrad is one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. This title features some of the best known and most enduring of Conrad's works.

Lord Jim

7, 08/05/2008, £7.99
Lord Jim is a book about courage and cowardice, self-knowledge and personal growth, in the exotic setting of post-colonial Patusan, a remote Malay settlement. This new edition uses the first English edition text and includes a new introduction and notes by leading Conrad scholar Jacques Berthoud, glossaries, and an appendix on Conrad's sources and reading.

Secret Agent

Paperback, 12/06/2008, £7.99
Mr Verloc, the secret agent, is involved in an anarchist plot to blow up the Greenwich Observatory which goes disastrously wrong. Based on the text which Conrad's first English readers enjoyed, this new edition includes a critical introduction which describes Conrad's great London novel as the realization of a 'monstrous town', a place of idiocy, madness, criminality, and butchery.

Shadow Line

7, 27/09/1990, £8.99
A young and inexperienced sea captain finds that his first command leaves him with a ship stranded in tropical seas and a crew smitten with fever. As he wrestles with his conscience and with the increasing sense of isolation that he experiences, the captain crosses the 'shadow-line' between youth and adulthood.

Under Western Eyes

7, 29/08/1996, £7.99
A story of revolutionaries set in Swizerland and Russia. Conrad's intention was to render not so much the political but the psychological state of Russia in 1911.


Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
Takes us on a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Heart of Darkness

Paperback, 02/08/2007, £5.99
Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz: dying, insane, and guilty of unspeakable atrocities. Travelling upriver to the heart of the African continent, he gradually becomes obsessed by this enigmatic, wraith-like figure.


Paperback, 10/07/2008, £8.99
Chance was Conrad's most popular book. It tells the story of Flora de Barral, the abandoned daughter of a bankrupt tycoon, who struggles to achieve dignity and happiness. The revised edition features a new text (the English first edition), revised notes, and a new bibliography and chronology.