Under Western Eyes

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Modern Library, 2001 - Fiction - 298 pages
18 Reviews
Hailed as one of Joseph Conrad's finest literary achievements, this is the story of a young man unwittingly caught in the political turmoil of pre-Revolutionary czarist Russia.

A gripping novel that ultimately questions our capacity for moral strength and the depths of human integrity. This new edition includes commentary and a reading group guide.

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User Review  - Andrew Vh - Goodreads

The first third of this book was excellent, and had me thinking this would turn into one of my favorite books. Conrad does an excellent job of conveying how a totalitarian society forces innocent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sketchbook - Goodreads

Conrad's gripping espionager influenced Graham Greene, Maugham and LeCarre. An apolitical student accidentally becomes a Czarist spy after he betrays a rebel friend ; later as a secret agent in Geneva ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

\Jeffrey Meyers, a distinguished biographer, is the author of Hemingway, D.H. Lawrence and Joseph Conrad. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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