The Mirror of the sea by Joseph Conrad

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by Joseph Conrad

Non-fiction Autobiography Sea literature Sea as metaphor for life Man vs. nature Reflections on youth and age Solitude Identity

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The Mirror of the sea is Joseph Conrad's first autobiographical memoir, written in 1906.

This is a very different work in Conrad's bibliography. In a series of profound and lyrical essays, Conrad writes about the relationship between the sea and the lives of those who sail it, based on his own experiences.

Conrad was a sailor before he was a writer, and he uses his memories to reflect on the immensity and mystery of the ocean.

"Landfall and Departure mark the rhythmical swing of a seaman’s life and of a ship’s career. From land to land is the most concise definition of a ship’s earthly fate."


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About Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English langua...

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