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Typhoon and Other Stories

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Joseph Conrad


An impossibly imperturbable old sea captain, with two hundred Chinese labourers aboard his steamship, faces a terrifying typhoon for the fir…

The Mirror of the Sea (Version 2)

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Joseph Conrad


"Here speaks the man of masts and sails, to whom the sea is not a navigable element, but an intimate companion. The length of passages,…

Lenore

In The Castle of Twilight

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Margaret Horton Potter


"Wistfully I deliver up to you my simple story, knowing that the first suggestion of “historical novel” will bring before you an image …

Chapter 1

In The End Of The Tether

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Joseph Conrad


At an age when he should, by rights, be embarking on a well-deserved and comfortable retirement, Captain Whalley, a sailor of the old school…

Book 3, Chapter 2: Controller Calonne

In The French Revolution: A History. Volume 1: The Bastille (Version 2)

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Thomas Carlyle


Subtitled "The Bastille", Volume 1 of Thomas Carlyle's three volume "The French Revolution: A History" was first publish…

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