The Nigger of the Narcissus
This account of the voyage of a sailing ship from Bombay harbour to the Port of London explores the psychological pressures on a group of nineteenth century seamen as they face the extemes of nature and the secrets and evasions of two of their comrades.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsRK - LibraryThing
I read The Nigger of the Narcissus several years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. In my humble opinion, this is the most accessible of Conrad's works. Teachers should add this title to their students' reading list instead of the trash they recommend nowadays. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jeffome - LibraryThing
St. Bart's 2015 #10 - the final book of this year's vacation.....one I felt I had to almost hide in the plane flight home as I finished it, due to its less than politically correct title. This is one ... Read full review