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Review: Nostromo

User Review  - Charles Dee Mitchell - Goodreads

Joseph Conrad strains the pleasure to effort ratio I apply to my reading. My use of that formula means that I have read Portrait of a Lady but not The Golden Bowl; Ulysses but not Finnegan's Wake. I ... Read full review

Review: Nostromo

User Review  - Persephone Abbott - Goodreads

I feel as though I've read a few books rolled into "Nostromo" while trying to battle my way through this book. At first I found the writing beautiful and engaging, but then a fourth of the way through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ugh - Goodreads

I'd wanted to read Nostromo for a few years, which was fortunate because I'm not sure I'd have been able to stick with it if I'd been less motivated to begin with. The introduction to the edition I ... Read full review

Review: Nostromo

User Review  - Darran Mclaughlin - Goodreads

This took me rather a long time to read because I seem to have less time to read than I used to. Many people see it as Conrad's magnum opus. I think I lean towards Lord Jim or the Secret Agent. This ... Read full review

Review: Nostromo

User Review  - James Millen - Goodreads

I loved Heart of Darkness, and REALLY loved Lord Jim, so I was a bit disappointed upon starting Nostromo, finding it a little too quaint a fronteir story. This was solely due to it's dense, elaborate ... Read full review

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User Review  - Don - Goodreads

A big book of ideas masterfully related through compelling storytelling. A long, slow read, but oh so rich. Full of the philosophy of ethics and politics, having completed it I realize how badly I do ... Read full review

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User Review  - Martin Sowery - Goodreads

On my website I recently rated Conrad as the most important modern English novelist, quite a big claim considering he was Polish, so I suppose that is declaring an interest. The reason to review today ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ivana - Goodreads

A masterpiece... The funny thing is that for about a third of the novel, I had this strange feeling that there is something that was alluding me, something that I was not quite getting, like the story ... Read full review

Review: Nostromo

User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

Nostromo is a Genoese sailor in a fictitious South American country that is in a characteristic state of continuous political upheaval around the turn of the 20th century. His nickname is actually a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

This is my third reading of this strange and remarkable book. As I began re-reading the first half of the story, I felt disappointed -- as if my taste as the young student who first read this book had ... Read full review


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