Nostromo by Joseph Conrad

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Edited with an introduction and notes by Martin Seymour-Smith. In his evocation of the republic of Costaguana, set amid the exotic and grandiose scenery of South America, Conrad reveals not only the lives and fates of his characters but also the physical and political composition of a whole country.

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The 128th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 10th on Robert McCrum's top 10 books of the twentieth century (The Guardian)
  2. - 39th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  3. - 44th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  4. - 47th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  5. - 47th on The 100 Greatest Novels (
  6. - 69th on The 100 Greatest British Novels (BBC)
  7. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  8. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  9. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)

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