Joseph Conrad was an English novelist who was born in the Russian Empire in what is today Poland. He spent most of his adult life in Britain. He is regarded as one of the greatest English novelists, which is even more notable because he did not learn to speak English well until he was in his 20’s. Conrad is recognized as a master prose stylist. Some of his works have a strain of romanticism, but more importantly he is recognized as an important forerunner of Modernist literature.
- Heart of Darkness (1902)
- Heart of Darkness is a frame narrative recounting Charles Marlow's voyage down the Congo River.
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