The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad

The Shadow-Line is a short novel based at sea by Joseph Conrad; it is one of his later works, being written from February to December 1915. It was first published in 1916 as a serial in New York's Metropolitan Magazine (September—October) in the English Review (September 1916-March 1917) and published in book form in 1917 in the UK (March) and America (April). The novella depicts the development of a young man upon taking a captaincy in the Orient, with the shadow line of the title representing the threshold of this development.

The 1020th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 13th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)

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The Shadow-Line: A Confession (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback 753484 $5.91 $6.28 2009
The Shadow Line Paperback 302050 $9.99 2020
The Shadow Line: The Brilliant Novel (Annotated) By Joseph Conrad. Paperback 7172767 $7.99 $8.27 2019
The Shadow Line A Confession Kindle Edition 209787 2019
Three Sea Stories: Typhoon, Falk, and The Shadow-Line Paperback 1301337 $5.59 2019
The Shadow Line (Annotated) Paperback 340923 $6.99 2018
The Shadow Line Paperback 1967446 $19.94 $10.00 2004
The Shadow Line; a confession Kindle Edition 2674464 2014
The Shadow-Line : By Joseph Conrad - Illustrated Kindle Edition 477945 2017
The Shadow Line Paperback 705141 $8.99 2018
The Shadow Line Paperback 1097161 $7.49 2018
The Shadow Line Paperback 769309 $7.49 2018
Three Sea Stories: Typhoon, Falk, and the Shadow-Line (Wordsworth Classics) Paperback 110660 $1.39 $0.01 1999
Three Sea Stories: Typhoon, Falk, and The Shadow-Line Kindle Edition 338799 $1.49 2014
Sea Stories Paperback 2675686 $10.31 $4.74 2000
The Shadow-Line (Twentieth Century Classics) Kindle Edition 200467 $4.49 1990
The Shadow Line Hardcover 7159308 $21.76 $26.86 2010
The Shadow-Line (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad) Kindle Edition 2134980 $76.80 2013
The Shadow Line: A Confession & Victory (Joseph Conrad Classics Book 14) Kindle Edition 1197993 $0.99 2014
The Shadow Line, a Confession Hardcover 12808679 $9.94
The Shadow Line A Confession (Large Print) Paperback 12870678 $12.82 2006
The shadow line Kindle Edition 1716851 $1.00 2008
The Shadow Line (Annotated Edition) Kindle Edition 619034 2012
The Shadow Line (Illustrated) Kindle Edition 1170782 $0.99 2014
The Shadow-Line: A Confession (Vintage Classics) Paperback 146216 $3.50 $0.01 2007
The Shadow-Line Audio Cassette 625357 $53.95 $45.95 2004
The Shadow-Line: A Confession (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad) Hardcover 639883 $113.38 $91.20 2013
The Shadow-Line Paperback 1586315 $4.83 $4.62 2009
The Shadow Line; a confession Paperback 1645386 $6.64 2013
The Shadow-Line Paperback 8941403 $5.71 $8.48 2012
The Shadow Line Hardcover 6067682 $24.64 $14.74 2007
The Shadow-Line Paperback 9012165 $14.25 2011
Sea Stories Kindle Edition 808139 2000
The Shadow-Line Kindle Edition 937145 $3.03 2004
The Shadow-Line: A Confession (Oxford World's Classics) Kindle Edition 1161227 2003
The Shadow Line - The Original Classic Edition Paperback 1220049 $13.95 $80.14 2010
The Shadow-Line Paperback 8354837 $4.73 2013
The Shadow Line (Unexpurgated Start Classics) Kindle Edition 773353 $0.99 2013
The Shadow-Line: A Confession (Vintage Classics) Kindle Edition 1227847 2010
The Shadow-Line A Confession Paperback 921675 $4.65 2015
Joseph Conrad - The Shadow-Line: "To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being." Paperback 428219 $9.99 2015
The Shadow Line : A Confession Paperback 2077686 $6.07 $6.07 2009
The Shadow Line Paperback 13145515 $9.40 $13.71 2007
The Shadow Line - A Confession Paperback 14441108 $4.45 $5.94 2007
La Linea d'ombra. The shadow line: a confession Audible Audio Edition 73700 $9.14 2011
The Shadow Line - A Confession Kindle Edition 492255 2015
The Shadow-Line A Confession Paperback 745585 $4.45 2016
The Shadow Line Paperback 946233 $6.96 $79.20 2017
The Shadow Line Hardcover 9547279 $11.99
La linea de sombra / the Line of Shadow (Letras Universales) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 16582082 $12.16 $17.40 2004
The Shadow-Line: By Joseph Conrad - Illustrated Paperback 271473 $4.99 2017
The Shadow-Line: A Confession (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin) Paperback 959732 $8.00 $2.29 1993
A PERSONAL RECORD; THE SHADOW LINE: A Confession Hardcover 1626220 $14.98 1927
The Shadow-Line: By Joseph Conrad - Illustrated Paperback 918298 $4.99 2017
The Shadow Line Kindle Edition 238484 2017