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Almayer's Folly, A Story of an Eastern River - Joseph Conrad, Peter Lancelot Mallios
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Almayer?s Folly, Joseph Conrad?s first novel, is a tale of personal tragedy as well as a broader meditation on the evils of colonialism. Set in the lush jungle of Borneo in the late 1800s, it tells of the Dutch merchant Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice. Nadine Gordimer writes in her Introduction, ?Conrad?s writing is lifelong questioning . . . What was ?Almayer?s Folly?? The pretentious house never liv..., Almayer?s Folly, Joseph Conrad?s first novel, is a tale of personal tragedy as well as a broader meditation on the evils of colonialism. Set in the lush jungle of Borneo in the late 1800s, it tells of the Dutch merchant Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice. Nadine Gordimer writes in her Introduction, ?Conrad?s writing is lifelong questioning . . . What was ?Almayer?s Folly?? The pretentious house never lived in? His obsession with gold? His obsessive love for his daughter, whose progenitors, the Malay race, he despised? All three?? Conrad established in Almayer?s Folly the themes of betrayal, isolation, and colonialism that he would explore throughout the rest of his life and work.Taal: Engels; Oorspronkelijke titel: Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River; Afmetingen: 7x229x152 mm; Gewicht: 191,00 gram; Verschijningsdatum: november 2007; ISBN10: 1406848085; ISBN13: 9781406848083; , Engelstalig | Paperback | 2007, Historische romans, Literaire romans, Romans algemeen, Echo Library

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Almayer's Folly (1895) was Conrad's first novel, set in a remote Bornean outpost at the end of the last century. Conrad draws on his own experience to present the strains of life at a cultural crossroads. The Dutch trader, Almayer, is stranded in Sambir, thirty miles up a virtually unknown equatorial river. He lives among of and new cultures; his wife is Sulu (Philippino), behind him live his Arab rivals, across the river is the Malay rajah's campong, inland are the primitive Dyak Almayer's Folly (1895) was Conrad's first novel, set in a remote Bornean outpost at the end of the last century. Conrad draws on his own experience to present the strains of life at a cultural crossroads. The Dutch trader, Almayer, is stranded in Sambir, thirty miles up a virtually unknown equatorial river. He lives among of and new cultures; his wife is Sulu (Philippino), behind him live his Arab rivals, across the river is the Malay rajah's campong, inland are the primitive Dyak headhunters, and decisions taken in London and Amsterdam affect every household in the settlement. Books, Fiction~~Classics, AlmayerS-Folly~~Joseph-Conrad, 999999999, Almayer'S Folly, Joseph Conrad, 1406848085, Echo Library, , , , , Echo Library

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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: ECHO LIB], Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River is the first novel written by author Joseph Conrad. Taking place in the late 19th century, Almayer's Folly is about a Dutch trader by the name of Kaspar Almayer and the events which lead to his life in the Borneo jungles. Almayer's Folly is highly recommened for those who are interested in adventure novels and also those who enjoy the writings of author Joseph Conrad. Versandfertig in über 4 Wochen, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot

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Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River
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Conrad, Joseph

Title:

Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River

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9781406848083

Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River is the first novel written by author Joseph Conrad. Taking place in the late 19th century, Almayer's Folly is about a Dutch trader by the name of Kaspar Almayer and the events which lead to his life in the Borneo jungles. Almayer's Folly is highly recommened for those who are interested in adventure novels and also those who enjoy the writings of author Joseph Conrad.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781406848083
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1406848085
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Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: ECHO LIB
124 Pages
Weight: 0,191 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9781406848083

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