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Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River (Modern Library Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

A story of decadence and breakdown set against the lush jungle backdrop of Borneo, Almayer's Folly is at once a tale of personal tragedy and moral deterioration as well as a broader meditation on the cultural and economic evils of imperialism. This edition includes newly commissioned endnotes.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-174).

About the Author

Nadine Gordimer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991, has written numerous works set in her South African homeland, including The Conservationist, Burgers Daughter, and Julys People. Her most recent novel is The Pickup.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375760143
Introduction:
Gordimer, Nadine
Author:
Gordimer, Nadine
Author:
Conrad, Joseph
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Trading companies
Subject:
Dutch
Subject:
Imperialism
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Didactic fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;novel;literature;19th century;borneo;english;english literature;england;indonesia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 MAP
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.14x5.18x.47 in. .35 lbs.

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