Den selvsikre og livsglade 24-årige engelske styrmand Jim begår den ultimative ugerning for en styrmand: Da hans dampskib "Patna" støder på et underjordisk skær og begynder at tage... Læs mere
This volume covers the last nineteen months of Conrad's life. The letters are accompanied by notes on contexts, allusions, and editorial problems, and prefaced with a general introduction and biographies of the correspondents.
Resting one night on a boat on the River Thames, Charlie Marlow tells his friends about his experiences as a steamboat captain on the River Congo. There, in the... Læs mere
In these three sea stories, based on his own experience, the author invests his portraits of mundane steamers and their crews with epic qualities of fortitude and courage in the face of overwhelming natural odds.