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Almayer's Folly

A Novel

by Joseph Conrad

eBook

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Almayer, an immigrant living on the Malayan continent with his native wife and his daughter, Nina, dreams of riches, and so pursues hidden gold mines and begins construction on a mansion to impress the British forces that he believes are coming to conquer the region. However, none of Almayer's schemes come through for him, and his recklessness results in a desperate situation for him and his family.

Almayer's Folly was Joseph Conrad's first novel. Though it was not as well-received as some of his later works like Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim, Alamyer's Folly has since met with critical acclaim for its portrayal of Nina as a strong ethnic female character.

HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.


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Publisher: HarperCollins Canada

Kindle Book

  • Release date: July 7, 2015

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  • ISBN: 9781443445726
  • File size: 309 KB
  • Release date: July 7, 2015

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781443445726
  • File size: 309 KB
  • Release date: July 7, 2015

1 of 1 copy available

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Almayer, an immigrant living on the Malayan continent with his native wife and his daughter, Nina, dreams of riches, and so pursues hidden gold mines and begins construction on a mansion to impress the British forces that he believes are coming to conquer the region. However, none of Almayer's schemes come through for him, and his recklessness results in a desperate situation for him and his family.

Almayer's Folly was Joseph Conrad's first novel. Though it was not as well-received as some of his later works like Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim, Alamyer's Folly has since met with critical acclaim for its portrayal of Nina as a strong ethnic female character.

HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.


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