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Joseph Conrad

Joseph ConradAKA Józef Teodor Na?ecz Konrad Korzeniowki

Born: 3-Dec-1857
Birthplace: Berdichev, Ukraine
Died: 3-Aug-1924
Location of death: Canterbury, Kent, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Canterbury Cemetery, Canterbury, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Heart of Darkness

Father: Apollo Nalecz Korzeniowski (activist, d. 1869, in Siberian exile)
Mother: Eva Bobrowska (d. 1865 tuberculosis)
Wife: Jessie George (m. Mar-1896, until his death, four children)
Son: Borys Conrad

    University: St. Petersburg University

    Athenaeum Club (London)
    International PEN
    Suicide Attempt (Mar-1878)
    Shot: Self-Inflicted (Mar-1878)
    Naturalized UK Citizen 1886
    Risk Factors: Depression

Author of books:
Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River (1895, novel)
An Outcast of the Islands (1896, novel)
The Nigger of the "Narcissus" (1898, novel)
Lord Jim (1900, novel)
The Inheritors: An Extravagant Story (1901, novel)
Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories (1902, short stories)
Typhoon and Other Stories (1903, short stories)
Romance (1903, novel)
Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard (1904, novel)
The Mirror of the Sea: Memories and Impressions (1906, memoir)
The Secret Agent (1907, novel)
A Set of Six (1908, short stories)
Under Western Eyes (1911, novel)
Twixt Land and Sea (1912, short stories)
Some Reminiscences (1912, memoir)
Chance: A Tale in Two Parts (1913, novel)
Victory (1915, novel)
Within the Tides (1915, short stories)
The Shadow Line: A Confession (1917, novel)
The Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes (1919, novel)
The Rescue (1920, novel)
Notes on My Books (1921, criticism)
The Rover (1923, novel)
Tales of Hearsay (1925, short stories)
Last Essays (1926, essays)


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