Joseph Conrad (Józef Teodor Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski) (1857–1924) was born in Ukraine. Raised by an uncle after the death of his parents, he educated himself by reading widely in Polish and French. At age twenty-one he began a long career sailing the seas on French merchant vessels, after which he went to London and began writing, using the romance and adventure of his own life for his incomparable sea novels.
Joseph Conrad, crafted a trilogy of literary works that delve into the complexities of human nature and the intricacies of colonialism. In 'Nostromo,' Conrad navigates the treacherous waters of political upheaval and greed in a fictional South American co... SEE MORE