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User Review  - m.belljackson - LibraryThing

Conrad's vivid and evocative descriptions of the land, sea, and sky can be overwhelming, even when read in short sections from DailyLit. This is his third book in a row that I've read (Outcast of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - TerriBooks - LibraryThing

I read Nostromo for the book group at the library. I suppose it was good for me, but I didn't enjoy it. It seemed to take forever to get to the point, and then it wasn't clear to me what this book is ... Read full review

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User Review  - BayardUS - LibraryThing

I thought it a strange choice for Conrad to name this book Nostromo, as I found that character to be particularly problematic. He plays a very minor role in the beginning half of this novel, though ... Read full review

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User Review  - missizicks - LibraryThing

This is a wonderful novel, redolent with the atmosphere of 19th century South America, the coming of the railways, the exploitation of the land and minerals and the upheaval of revolution and ... Read full review

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User Review  - WorthyWoman - LibraryThing

For now, I am not desperately impressed with this book. I'm also not anywhere near done with it… This is one of the "Library for the Blind And Physically Handicapped" books on tape. I've set my ... Read full review

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

This one's tough to review. I want to recommend it to everyone, but that's probably just a waste of a lot of time. I read this about ten years ago as a young college student, and just re-read it. Even ... Read full review

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User Review  - lucthegreat - LibraryThing

This was a very good book, and I am only surprised that I did not consider it to be excellent. It felt fresh and immediate (though written a century ago), with an interesting story, engaging ... Read full review

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

In high school we read Victory by Joseph Conrad. Any one I have mentioned this to since can't believe that it was considered a good idea to have Conrad read by high school students. Certainly it did ... Read full review

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User Review  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

I did not finish this book. I have thoroughly enjoyed Conrad's other novels, but after 100+ pages and no sign of a plot, I gave up. Read full review

Review: Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

User Review  - Meade - Goodreads

I re-read this after having first read it while in college about 30 years ago. I had read it for a course in English called The Modern Novel and had considered it one of the best books I had ever read ... Read full review


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