The rover,by Joseph Conrad ...

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-319625

Description

4 pages 1., 286 pages 19 cm, A tale of intrigue in the opening days of the Napoleonic wars. Peyrol, a French pirate from the Indian seas, returns to his home country to find himself threatened by both British and French forces. His flight through Imperial France, his daring mission carrying dispatches through the British blockade, and his doomed love affair with the daughter of a French sailor are all related in Conrad's irresistibly atmospheric and suspenseful style.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

Originator

Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.

Publication

Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & Co.

Description

4 pages 1., 286 pages 19 cm
A tale of intrigue in the opening days of the Napoleonic wars. Peyrol, a French pirate from the Indian seas, returns to his home country to find himself threatened by both British and French forces. His flight through Imperial France, his daring mission carrying dispatches through the British blockade, and his doomed love affair with the daughter of a French sailor are all related in Conrad's irresistibly atmospheric and suspenseful style.

Notes

Includes bookplate of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.331

Other People and Orgs

Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815)

Material Type

Fiction.