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"Conrad is quite simply the master of all who try to reflect the world of the sea in the mirror of the written word...No one has limned more vividly the courage, the skill, the dreams, and terrors of those who set out upon the waters. He is the Captain." --David Poyer, author of The Med --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I loved the book and found it hard to put it down for any length of time until the end.
Conrad creates a sense of terror regarding the forces of nature that will stand up to any special effects that Hollywood can produce.
Drenched in pathos, this is one of Conrad's most moving works and very thought-provoking.
This book is free to download in amazon kindle store. I am happy to own it.Published 20 hours ago by V Roy
This was recommended by a friend as an interesting read. Though I had a little difficulty with some of the nautical terms, it was a very harrowing read!Published 6 days ago by Casey Astbury McGraw
Monday's Typhoon set the standard for storms-at-sea stories. Indeed, echoes of this great novel ripple through The Caine Mutiny, the Sand Pebbles, and other modern sea novels. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Amazon Customer
Somehow, deep in my heart, I've always wanted to be caught in a typhoon in a tropical sea. I suppose I love this book because it makes the experience feel so very real to me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charlie Calvert
The description of Nature and nature of man, moving and sharp.Published 2 months ago by Federico Roberto Kahn
One of the all-time great sea stories, and a Conrad classic. There is no greater description of a hurricane at sea.Published 3 months ago by MayaMan
Being a retired yacht captain with over 100,000 ocean miles, I was interested in reading Conrad's "Typhoon", since he was actually a sailing ship's Captain and a revered... Read morePublished 6 months ago by John Whitebread
Short work that non the less drags. Conrad is at his best in longer works like Lord Jim. The context of this small story did not match well with Conrad's intense descriptive palatePublished 8 months ago by Scott Peterson