Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

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The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. More info →
Lord Jim

Lord Jim

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He was an inch, perhaps two, under six feet, powerfully built, and he advanced straight at you with a slight stoop of the shoulders, head forward, and a fixed from-under stare which made you think of a charging bull. More info →
Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’, The

Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’, The

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Mr. Baker, chief mate of the ship Narcissus, stepped in one stride out of his lighted cabin into the darkness of the quarter-deck. More info →
Nostromo

Nostromo

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In the time of Spanish rule, and for many years afterwards, the town of Sulaco--the luxuriant beauty of the orange gardens bears witness to its antiquity--had never been commercially anything more important than a coasting port with a fairly large local t More info →
Rescue, The

Rescue, The

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The shallow sea that foams and murmers on the shores of the thousand islands, big and little, which make up the Malay Archipelago has been for centuries the scene of adventurous undertakings. More info →
Secret Agent, The

Secret Agent, The

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Mr. Verloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brother-in-law. More info →
Secret Sharer, The
Shadow Line, The

Shadow Line, The

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Only the young have such moments. More info →
Suspense

Suspense

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A deep red glow flushed the fronts of marble palaces piled up on the slope of an arid mountain whose barren ridge traced high on the darkening sky a ghostly and glimmering outline. More info →
Under Western Eyes

Under Western Eyes

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To begin with I wish to disclaim the possession of those high gifts of imagination and expression which would have enabled my pen to create for the reader the personality of the man who called himself, after the Russian custom, Cyril son of Isidor - Kiryl More info →