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By Joseph Conrad

ISBN-10: 1169178138

ISBN-13: 9781169178137

ISBN-10: 1406585092

ISBN-13: 9781406585094

vintage shortish tale by means of Conrad that relates his self-thought alienation from British society, as a tender overseas guy survives a shipwreck off the coast of Kent, England in simple terms to be avoided through lots of the townsfolk. the only exception is the loving, if dull-witted, omit Foster.

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By Joseph Conrad

Kennedy is a rustic health practitioner, and lives in Colebrook, at the shorelines of Eastbay. The excessive flooring emerging suddenly at the back of the crimson roofs of the little city crowds the old fashioned excessive road opposed to the wall which defends it from the ocean. past the ocean wall there curves for miles in an enormous and standard sweep the barren seashore of shingle, with the village of Brenzett status out darkly around the water, a spire in a clump of timber; and nonetheless extra out the perpendicular column of a lighthouse, taking a look within the distance no greater than a lead pencil, marks the vanishing element of the land. the rustic in the back of Brenzett is low and flat, however the bay within reason good sheltered from the seas, and infrequently an enormous send, windbound or via rigidity of climate, uses the anchoring flooring a mile and a part due north from you as you stand on the again door of the "Ship hotel" in Brenzett. A dilapidated windmill close to by means of lifting its shattered hands from a mound no loftier than a garbage heap, and a Martello tower squatting on the water's aspect 880 yards to the south of the Coastguard cottages, are normal to the skippers of small craft...

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