Nostromo: a tale of the seaboard

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Nostromo, published in 1904, is one of Conrad's finest works. Nostromo - though one hundred years old - says as much about today's Latin America as any of the finest recent accounts of that region's turbulent political life. Insistently dramatic in its storytelling, spectacular in its recreation of the subtropical landscape, this picture of an insurrectionary society and the opportunities it provides for moral corruption gleams on every page with its author's dry, undeceived, impeccable intelligence.
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9780679409908
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display_description Joseph Conrad's thrilling history of a fictional South American country, its precious resources, and the men who will decide its fate The fictional country of Costaguana, loosely based on Colombia, has suffered a long string of despots more interested in lining their pockets than strengthening the nation. Discontent simmers throughout the land, but in the major port city of Sulaco, industry chugs along. Keeping the silver flowing are capable men like Nostromo, a loyal and proficient longshoreman for the shipping company that transports boatloads of the precious ore. When an unexpected military coup shakes up the country, Nostromo finds himself entrusted with hiding an untold fortune from the encroaching revolution. Nostromo must balance his loyalty to Sulaco's industrialists against the country's financial health and the intentions of the insurgents. In this intricate novel, Joseph Conrad combines politics, adventure, revenge, and revolution to illustrate how power and money can corrupt even the most righteous of men. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.
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title Nostromo : a tale of the seaboard
title_display Nostromo : a tale of the seaboard
title_full Nostromo : a tale of the seaboard / Joseph Conrad, Nostromo [electronic resource] : a tale of the seaboard / Joseph Conrad ; edited with an introduction and notes by Jacques Berthoud and Mara Kalnins, Nostromo, a Tale of the Seaboard, Nostromo: a Tale of the Seaboard [electronic resource], Nostromo: a tale of the seaboard [electronic resource], Nostromo: a tale of the seaboard [electronic resource] / Joseph Conrad
title_short Nostromo :
title_sort nostromo a tale of the seaboard
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topic Electronic books, Latin America Fiction, Revolutions Fiction, Sailors Fiction
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