Freya of the Seven Isles ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Joseph Conrad

Freya of the Seven Isles

Melville House
Publication date: November 2012
ISBN: 9781612192505
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
$7.99
There is a degree of bliss too intense for elation.

This little-known novella from one of the masters of the form is so unusual for Joseph Conrad's work in several respects, although not in its exotic maritime setting or its even more exotic prose—it is unusual in that it is one of his very few works to feature a woman as a leading character, and to take the form of a romance.

Still, it's a Conradian romance: a sweeping saga set in the Indian Ocean basin, against a turbulent background of barely suppressed hostilities between Dutch and British merchant navies, told by one of Conrad's classically detached narrators. In the end, the unique perspective of the sharply etched character of Freya is one of Conrad's most piercing studies of how the lust for power can drive men to greatness—or its opposite.

The Art of The Novella Series

Too short to be a novel, too long to be a short story, the novella is generally unrecognized by academics and publishers. Nonetheless, it is a form beloved and practiced by literature's greatest writers. In the Art Of The Novella series, Melville House celebrates this renegade art form and its practitioners with titles that are, in many instances, presented in book form for the first time.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Freya of the Seven Isles ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
1806 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Joseph Conrad
The Secret Sharer and Other Stories ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Joseph Conrad
The Secret Sharer and Other Stories
Joseph Conrad
Stellar Editions, August 2014
ISBN: 9781926487731
Format: ePub
List Price: $1.49 Our price: $1.00
The Secret Agent ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Joseph Conrad
The Secret Agent
Joseph Conrad
Start Publishing LLC, February 2013
ISBN: 9781625581853
Format: ePub
List Price: $2.49 Our price: $1.99
The Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Joseph Conrad
The Arrow of Gold
Joseph Conrad
The Floating Press, February 2011
ISBN: 9781775419716
Format: ePub
Our price: $3.99
The Nigger of the Narcissus: A Tale of the Sea ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Joseph Conrad
The Nigger of the Narcissus
Joseph Conrad
The Floating Press, February 2011
ISBN: 9781775450276
Format: ePub
Our price: $3.99
Recently Viewed Products