The Secret Sharer
Publish date: September 1st 2007
Publisher: Filiquarian Publishing
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Short Stories
My eyes caress the delicate words strewn across the page, tasting the sweet nectar and experiencing the literary pleasure only a skilful painter of words can bring, the existence of the words intertwining with the essence of my being, stroking my heart and stoking the fire of my mind...Uhmmmm... ble...
Much of Conrad's oeuvre is concerned with haemartia--the hero's tragic flaw. Typically, Conrad's protagonists (or the subjects of a framing narrative) appear to be decent, more-or-less upright men who are tempted and slide down the slippery slope because of their anxiety about their image management...