JOZEF TEODOR KONRAD KORZENIOWSKI [1857-1924] used to be born in Poland within the city that's now Berdychiv, Ukraine. His father used to be a playwright and translator of French and English writers.
In 1868, at age 11, he was once orphaned and was once taken in via an uncle in Krakow, Poland.
In 1873, at age sixteen, he grew to become a seaman at Marseille, France. Later he joined the British service provider Navy.
In 1886, he grew to become a British citizen and altered his identify to the anglicized Joseph Conrad.
In 1894, at age 36, he determined to jot down full-time.
In 1895, he released the radical Almayer's Folly. the subsequent yr he released An Outcast of the Islands.
In 1896, he married.
In 1913, he grew to become financially winning upon the e-book of Chance.
In 1914, he visited Poland.
In 1923, he visited the United States.
In 1924, he declined British knighthood. Later that 12 months, he died and is buried Canterbury, England. His grave marker bears his Polish identify, Korzeniowski.
The undercover agent, below Western Eyes, Lord Jim and Nostromo are aconsidered by means of critics to be his top work.
Several of his novels were tailored for film.

His Novels:
Almayer's Folly (1895)
An Outcast of the Islands (1896)
The Nigger of the "Narcissus" (1897)
Heart of Darkness (1899)
Lord Jim (1900)
The Inheritors* (1901)
Typhoon (1902)
Romance* (1903)
Nostromo (1904)
The undercover agent (1907 )
Under Western Eyes (1911)
Chance (1913 )
Victory (1915)
The Shadow Line (1917)
The Arrow of Gold (1919)
The Rescue (1920)
The Nature of against the law* (1923)
The Rover (1923)

*with Ford Madox Ford

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