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Heart of Darkness writer Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857) used to be a Polish author who realized to learn, write, and communicate English after he used to be granted British nationality in 1886. even if his friends accredited him as a British gentleman, he by no means forgot the place he got here from. in truth, the historical past of his place of origin of Poland usually encouraged the fast tales and novels he penned. these information, besides the event he'd had given that relocating to nice Britain, chanced on their approach into a lot of his released works.

In An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad, editor Stephen Brennan has chosen items from a few of Conrad's higher recognized nonfiction works—including The reflect of the Sea (1906) and A own Record (1912)—to exhibit the various extra interesting and attempting instances within the novelist's lifestyles. Readers will attend college with Conrad in Russian Poland, sail with him in Marseille, and meet relatives who took half in his upbringing, similar to Uncle Tadeusz.

Portraits of Conrad in the course of the years, as well as images of his city, domestic, and kin, complement the textual content and support readers envision the writer and his atmosphere in the course of a variety of phases in his lifestyles.

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I’ve never been a big music fan where I’m totally obsessed with listening to music all the time, like every day . I mean, I go through weeks of not listening to music at all . I don’t think it’s gonna affect us . CC: That’s kinda healthy ’cause— JE: It’s totally healthy . CC: Sometimes it’s a lot better—I dunno . .  .  .  . KC: A chance to create your own— CC: It’s more what I see and what game I pick up in life . KC: I’m always afraid of poisoning myself with too much influence . CC: That’s why I don’t read!

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