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Chance: A Tale in Two Parts

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ISBN-10: 1406757659

ISBN-13: 9781406757651

Edition: 2007

Authors: Joseph Conrad

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Text extracted from opening pages of book: CHANCE A TALE IN TWO PARTS BY JOSEPH CONRAD THOSE that hold that all things are governed by Fortune had not erred, had they not persisted there. SIR THOMAS BROWNE GARDEN CITY 1919 NEW YORK DQUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY Copyright, 1913, by DOTJBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY All rights reserved, including that of translation into foreign language including the Scandinavian Copyright, 1912, by THE NEW YORK HERALD Co. TO SIR HUGH CLIFFORD, KC. M. G. WHOSE STEADFAST FRIENDSHIP IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE KX1STHNCE OF THESE PAGES CONTENTS PART I THE DAMSEL CHAPTER ONE PAG* YOUNG POWELL AND His CHANCE 3 CHAPTER TWO THE FYNES AND THB GIBL-FBIEND . . ., ..-36 CHAPTER THREE…    
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List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Language: English

Joseph Conrad is recognized as one of the 20th century's greatest English language novelists. He was born Jozef Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski on December 3, 1857, in the Polish Ukraine. His father, a writer and translator, was from Polish nobility, but political activity against Russian oppression led to his exile. Conrad was orphaned at a young age and subsequently raised by his uncle. At 17 he went to sea, an experience that shaped the bleak view of human nature which he expressed in his fiction. In such works as Lord Jim (1900), Youth (1902), and Nostromo (1904), Conrad depicts individuals thrust by circumstances beyond their control into moral and emotional dilemmas. His novel Heart of…