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Chance; a tale in two parts,

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & Co., 1921.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Flora de Barral, a vulnerable and abandoned young girl who is "like a beggar, without a right to anything but compassion." After her bankrupt father is imprisoned, she learns the harsh fact tha a woman in her position has no resources but in herself. Her only means of action is to be what she is.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Sea stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
Chance.
Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & Co., 1921
(OCoLC)903471570
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad
OCLC Number: 961010
Description: 447 pages 20 cm
Contents: Part I : The damsel. Young Powell and his chance ; The Fynes and the girl-friend ; Thrift --
and the child ; The governess ; The tea party ; Flora ; On the pavement --
Part II : The knight. The 'ferndale' ; Young Powell sees and hears ; Devoted servants --
and the light of a flare ; Anthony and Flora ; The Great de Barral ; "...A moonless night, thick with stars above, very dark on the water".
Responsibility: by Joseph Conrad.

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The story of Flora de Barral, a vulnerable and abandoned young girl who is "like a beggar, without a right to anything but compassion." After her bankrupt father is imprisoned, she learns the harsh fact tha a woman in her position has no resources but in herself. Her only means of action is to be what she is.

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