Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness (version 2)


Read by Bob Neufeld


Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Joseph Conrad. Before its 1903 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in Blackwood…

Heart of Darkness


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Set in a time of oppressive colonisation, when large areas of the world were still unknown to Europe, and Africa was literally on maps and m…

Lord Jim


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A classic of early literary modernism, Lord Jim tells the story of a young "simple and sensitive character" who loses his honor in…

The Secret Agent


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The Secret Agent is Conrad's dark, and darkly comic story of a band of spies, anarchists, agents-provocateurs plotting and counter-plotting …

An Outcast Of The Islands


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An Outcast of the Islands is the second novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1896, inspired by Conrad's experience as mate of a steamer, the…

Under Western Eyes


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Under Western Eyes (1911) is a novel by Joseph Conrad. The novel takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Geneva, Switzerland, and is vie…

Antología de Cuentos Fantásticos


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El cuento fantástico es la narración de la realidad que mezcla elementos reales e irreales, extraños e inexplicables, c…

Typhoon


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Typhoon is a short novel by Joseph Conrad, begun in 1899 and published in Pall Mall Magazine in 1902. It is a classic sea yarn that describe…

The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale (Version 2)


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The Secret Agent tells the story of Adolf and Winnie Verloc. He is a phony anarchist and agent provocateur of the title, and the plot centre…

The Point of Honor


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Set during the Napoleonic Wars, this story features two French Hussar officers, D'Hubert and Feraud. Their quarrel over an initially minor i…

Short Story Collection Vol. 047


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 047: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, i…

The Secret Sharer


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A young untested ship captain finds a man named Leggatt clinging to the side of his ship. The Captain makes the unusual decision to hide Leg…

Nigger of the Narcissus


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This is the story of a voyage of a merchant sailing ship from Bombay to England, set in the very late 19th century. “It was a bad winter off…

Nostromo


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Señor Gould is a native Costaguanan of English descent who owns the silver-mining concession in Sulaco. He is tired of the political …

Tales of Unrest


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Tales of Unrest (1898) is the first collection of short stories by Joseph Conrad published in his lifetime.Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), a Poli…

The Mirror of the Sea


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The Mirror of the Sea (collection of autobiographical essays first published in various magazines 1904-6), 1906 (Summary from Wikipedia)

Youth, a Narrative


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An autobiographical short story written in 1898 and included as the first story in the 1902 volume Youth, a Narrative, and Two Other Stories…

The Shadow-Line


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Dedicated to the author's son who was wounded in World War 1, The Shadow-Line is a short novel based at sea by Joseph Conrad; it is one of h…

Amy Foster


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Classic shortish story by Conrad that relates his self-thought alienation from British society, as a young foreign man survives a shipwreck …

Au coeur des ténèbres


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« Je m’étais attendu à voir une boule de bois, comprenez-vous. Je retournais délibérément à …

Chance


Read by James E. Carson


Apparently a two part story about a Damsel and a Knight, perhaps a damsel who depends upon the kindness of strangers. It was originally enti…

Victory: An Island Tale


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Recollections of the life of Axel Heyst, one-time manager of the liquidated Tropical Belt Coal Company in a fictitious island in the Pacific…

El huésped secreto


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La historia de El huésped secreto se abre con una minuciosa descripción del momento previo a la partida, del instante en que e…

Almayer's Folly (version 2)


Read by Tom Weiss


Almayer’s Folly is about a poor businessman who dreams of finding a hidden gold mine and becoming very wealthy. Kaspar Almayer is a white Eu…

L’Agent secret


Read by André Rannou


L’action de ce roman publié en 1907 se déroule à Londres à la fin du XIXème siècle. Verloc, le per…

One Day More


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A one-act play. Eccentric (crazy?) Captain Hagberd has been waiting for years for his son to come home from the sea. He has scrimped and sav…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 008


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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collectio…

Lord Jim


Read by André Rannou


Lord Jim (1900), un des meilleurs romans anglais du XXe siècle, conte l’histoire d’un jeune officier de marine, épris de gloi…

Modern Essays


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Thirty three essays by more or less well-known authors of Britain, the United States, and Canada, each fronted by an introductory paragraph.…

Heart of Darkness (version 3)


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Heart of Darkness tells the story of an English seaman, Charles Marlow, who embarks on a voyage up the Congo River and into the African wild…

Nostromo


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« Il y a dans la richesse quelque chose de maudit. » Cette phrase, prononcée par le héros à l’agonie, r&eac…

Short Story Collection Vol. 088


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Once more, we bring you a stellar collection of short stories, selected and read by Librivox readers. Joining regular favorites, such as Kat…

El socio


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  Lo primero que escucharon al llegar a la estación fue que el bote de salvamento había regresado con el segundo de a bor…

1912: Short Works Collection


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This is a collection of public domain works either published in 1912, or written in 1912 and published before 1923. The accent is on non-fic…

Almayer's Folly


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A European businessman and his Malayan wife have a daughter, Nina. A Malayan prince comes to do trade with the businessman and falls in love…

Nostromo (Version 2)


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In Nostromo, Joseph Conrad has transformed an apocryphal anecdote about a sailor who got away with stealing a boat loaded with silver into a…

Heart of Darkness (version 4)


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In this powerful novella based on Joseph Conrad's own experiences in the Belgian Congo, Charles Marlow, an experienced seaman, tells a small…

The Inheritors


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The Inheritors: An Extravagant Story (1901) is a quasi-science fiction novel on which Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad collaborated. It loo…

The End Of The Tether


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At an age when he should, by rights, be embarking on a well-deserved and comfortable retirement, Captain Whalley, a sailor of the old school…

The Secret Agent (Version 3)


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Taking as his inspiration the historical accidental death by explosion of an anarchist outside the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park, Lond…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 054


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up yo…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 063


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Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Volume 63 features essays on a variety of topics: t…

The Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes


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In the 1870s, supporters of the pretender to the throne of Spain take advantage of a young man's attraction to the sea to persuade him to ru…

Typhoon (version 2)


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A seafaring novella in which those manning ships are pitted against the forces of nature. A typical Conrad exploration of human beings under…

Jeunesse



Au Fil des Lectures Nouvelle de Joseph Conrad, lue par Éric. 1 h 38 min

Almayer's Folly (Version 3)


Read by Peter Dann


Joseph Conrad was born in former Poland, spent part of his childhood exiled in Russia because of his father's Polish nationalist political a…

Sous les yeux d’Occident


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Joseph Conrad est né en Ukraine en 1857 de parents polonais, et lorsqu’il avait trois ans son père fut arrêté par…

Lord Jim (version 2)


Read by Peter Dann


While it's not often described as such, "Lord Jim" can be viewed as a kind of love story whose real theme is the close bond which …

Gaspar Ruiz, et autres nouvelles


Read by André Rannou


Ce recueil de six nouvelles – je n’en ai enregistré que cinq, jugeant moins intéressante celle intitulée L’Indicateur –…

The Rescue


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"The Rescue" is the third of Conrad's novels to feature Captain Tom Lingard, an independent buccaneer operating in the Malayan arc…

The Rover


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This is Joseph Conrad's last novel. Citizen Peyrol returns to his native France against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. The arrival of …

Tales of Unrest (version 2)


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A brave Malay chieftain suffers from a surprising vulnerability. After giving birth to a series of unfortunate children, a farmer's wife is …

The Nigger of the "Narcissus" (Version 2)


Read by Peter Dann


Today, we're likely to react to the title of this novella, on whose 'sincerity of expression' Conrad was willing to stake his artisitic repu…

Trois Nouvelles


Read by André Rannou


Avant de devenir un romancier célèbre, Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) fut un marin chevronné, et ce sont les souvenirs de sa…

A Set of Six


Read by Peter Dann


Each of the stories in this collection is spun from a simple, if typically wry and bleak, idea. In "Gaspar Ruiz", a South American…

A Personal Record


Read by Peter Dann


Conrad began dictating the series of loose autobiographical sketches that would become 'A Personal Record' in 1911, when he was half way thr…

An Outcast of the Islands (Version 2)


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This, Conrad's second, novel serves as an illuminating prequel of his first, 'Almayer's Folly', teasing out the origins of the factional ten…

The Mirror of the Sea (Version 2)


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"Here speaks the man of masts and sails, to whom the sea is not a navigable element, but an intimate companion. The length of passages,…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 085


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"A regard for decency, even at the cost of success, is but the regard for one's own dignity" was novelist Joseph Conrad's take on …

Youth (Version 2)


Read by Peter Dann


This short tale was first published in book form alongside 'Heart of Darkness' and 'The End of the Tether', the three tales representing you…

'Twixt Land and Sea


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While the central figures in each of the three stories in this collection are sailing captains, the main action in two of them takes place o…

Typhoon and Other Stories


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An impossibly imperturbable old sea captain, with two hundred Chinese labourers aboard his steamship, faces a terrifying typhoon for the fir…

El socio 2


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Under Western Eyes (version 2)


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"But it is a vain enterprise for sophisticated Europe to try and understand these doings." Set in St Petersburg and Geneva, this a…

First Chapter Collection 005


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LibriVox First Chapter Collection 005 - a collection of the first chapters of 15 different books, fiction and nonfiction, mostly English but…

Le Frère de la côte


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Le Frère de la Côte, roman d’aventures paru en 1923 sous le titre The Rover (littéralement : Le Forban ou L’Écume…

Un avant-poste du progrès


Read by André Rannou


Cette nouvelle de Conrad met en scène deux Européens, Kajerts et Carlier, qui viennent de se voir confier un poste commercial…

El socio


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