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Nigger of the 'Narcissus', the (1897) [Novel]
by Joseph Conrad Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Joseph Conrad's account of the voyage of a sailing-ship from Bombay harbour to the Port of London combines uniquely the skills of the master mariner with the power of the master novelist. It evokes in intense and exact detail what it felt like to negotiate the great wind belts of two oceans. But is is also Conrad's first major exploration of the psychology of service-of the pressure on a group of seamen 'brought to the test...of the moral problems of conduct' by their encounter with elemental nature and with the secret terrors and evasions of two of their comrades.

Original title: The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureMilitary and Naval Adventure

Edition #1: The Nigger of the 'Narcissus'

The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' (1897)
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Language: English

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The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' (September 15, 1997)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
ISBN: 0460877895
Dimensions: 5.2 x 7.8 x 0.6
Pages: 224

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