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Joseph Conrad Comes to Torrington

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Joseph Conrad Comes to Torrington

An Illustrated Talk by Peter Villiers for the SW branch of the Royal Geographical Society (and open to all!)

Have you ever read Joseph Conrad? Or wondered why this extraordinary Pole chose to serve in British ships around the world, before coming ashore to become a famous writer? Or pondered as to his significance today? Now's your chance to find out more. Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) is best known as the author of 'Lord Jim', 'Nostromo', 'Chance', 'The Secret Agent' and many other classic works. Conrad's biographer, Peter Villiers, will bring his own interpretation and welcome questions from lovers of literature, ships and the human spirit alike.

Copies of books on sale on the night supplied by Mole & Haggis Bookshop.