Welcome to the Masters of Prose book series, a selection of the best works by noteworthy authors.Literary critic August Nemo selects the most important writings of each author. A selection based on the author's novels, short stories, letters, essays and biographical texts. Thus providing the reader with an overview of the author's life and work.This edition is dedicated to the Polish-British writer Joseph Conrad, regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature. Conrad wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of what he saw as an impassive, inscrutable universe.This book contains the following writings:Novels: Heart of darkness; Lord Jim; Nostromo; Typhoon.Short Stories: The idiots; An Outpost of progress; Amy Foster; Youth; An Anarchist; The secret sharer; The Return; The Brute; Because of dollars.Biographical: A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad by Hugh Walpole.If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!