JOZEF TEODOR KONRAD KORZENIOWSKI [1857-1924] used to be born in Poland within the city that's now Berdychiv, Ukraine. His father used to be a playwright and translator of French and English writers.
In 1868, at age 11, he was once orphaned and was once taken in through an uncle in Krakow, Poland.
In 1873, at age sixteen, he grew to become a seaman at Marseille, France. Later he joined the British service provider Navy.
In 1886, he turned a British citizen and adjusted his identify to the anglicized Joseph Conrad.
In 1894, at age 36, he made up our minds to jot down full-time.
In 1895, he released the radical Almayer's Folly. the following 12 months he released An Outcast of the Islands.
In 1896, he married.
In 1913, he grew to become financially profitable upon the e-book of Chance.
In 1914, he visited Poland.
In 1923, he visited the United States.
In 1924, he declined British knighthood. Later that yr, he died and is buried Canterbury, England. His grave marker bears his Polish identify, Korzeniowski.
The undercover agent, less than Western Eyes, Lord Jim and Nostromo are aconsidered by way of critics to be his top work.
Several of his novels were tailored for film.
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