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Typhoon and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)

 
 
 
 
Typhoon and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)
Author: Joseph Conrad
ISBN 13: 9780141441955
ISBN 10: 14144195
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2007-12-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $12.00
 
 

In "Typhoon," a storm upends a captain's complacency, hurling him and his crew into a terrifying battle with nature. "Amy Foster" tells the story of an Eastern European immigrant shipwrecked off the coast of England, and his ultimately doomed love affair with the dim-witted Amy Foster. In "Falk," the protagonist harbors a terrible secret that inhibits his ability to confront the woman he loves and find the wife he longs for. And in "To-morrow," the son of a retired sea captain, who has been waiting years for his boy to come home, finally returns, but only because he is destitute and needs money.