Under Western Eyes (Paperback)

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Political turmoil convulses 19th-century Russia, as Razumov, a young student preparing for a career in the czarist bureaucracy, unwittingly becomes embroiled in the assassination of a public official. Asked to spy on the family of the assassin-- his close friend -- he must come to terms with timeless questions of accountability and human integrity.

About the Author


Joseph Conrad, (1857-1924) born JOzef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, was a Polish-born English novelist. Most of his works featured a nautical setting and depicted trials of the human spirit by the demands of duty and honor. Before he started writing, Conrad joined the French merchant marines and later joined the British navy. Some of his numerous works include, Heart of Darkness, The Arrow of Gold, The Secret Agent, An Outcast of the Islands, and Lord Jim.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780486431642
ISBN-10: 0486431649
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: November 17th, 2003
Pages: 249
Language: English