Joseph Conrad
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"Joseph Conrad" was a Polish author who wrote in English after settling in England. He was granted British nationality in 1886, but always considered himself a Poles/Pole. Conrad is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English, though he did not speak the language fluently until he was in his twenties (and always with a marked accent). He wrote stories and novels, often with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of an indifferent universe. He was a master prose stylist who brought a distinctly non-English sensibility into English literature.

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