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An outcast of the islands

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: London : T.F. Unwin, 1896.
Series: Unwin's colonial library
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Willems, a company clerk, betrays the trust of his employers and finds himself publicly shamed. Starting afresh in a trading post, he is ironically at the mercy of others' dishonesty. Recounts the psychological and physical sufferings and deterioration of Willems as he is left to his own devices on an isolated Malayan island.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Conrad
OCLC Number: 12370912
Description: 391 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Unwin's colonial library
Responsibility: by Joseph Conrad.

Abstract:

Willems, a company clerk, betrays the trust of his employers and finds himself publicly shamed. Starting afresh in a trading post, he is ironically at the mercy of others' dishonesty. Recounts the psychological and physical sufferings and deterioration of Willems as he is left to his own devices on an isolated Malayan island.

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