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An Outcast of the Islands

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Based on 256 Ratings and 36 Reviews

Book Description
The only annotated edition available, An Outcast of the Islands (1896), Conrad's second novel, is a tale of intrigue in an eastern setting. Peter Willems, a clerk in Macassar, granted a "second chance" at a remote river trading post, falls ever more hopelessly into traps set by himself and others. A parable of human frailty, with love and death the major players, this is a story of a man... More
Book Information
PublisherOxford University Press Inc
BindingPaperback (126 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
ISBN-100192838407
ISBN-13978-0192838407
Publication Date08/15/2002
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About Joseph Conrad (Author) : Joseph Conrad (born Teodor Józef Konrad Nałęcz-Korzeniowski, 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-born novelist who spent most of his adult life in Britain. Some of his works have been l... more
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About Hans van Marle (Editor) : Hans van Marle is a published editor. Published credits of Hans van Marle include An Outcast of the Islands (Oxford World's Classics).
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About J. H. Stape (Editor) : J. H. Stape is a published editor. Some of the published credits of J. H. Stape include Under Western Eyes, Heart of Darkness and the Congo Diary (Penguin Classics), Notes on Life and Letters (The Cam... more
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