Nostromo

  • by Joseph Conrad
  • Narrated by Antony Ferguson
  • 16 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One of the greatest political novels in any language, Nostromo reenacts the establishment of modern capitalism in a remote South American province locked between the Andes and the Pacific. In Sulaco, a harbor town in the imaginary South American republic of Costaguana, a vivid cast of characters is caught up in a civil war to decide whether its fabulously wealthy silver mine, funded by American money but owned by a third-generation English immigrant, can be preserved from the hands of venal politicians. Greed and corruption seep into the lives of everyone, and Nostromo, the principled foreman of the mine, is tested to the limit.

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What the Critics Say

"I had always thought that there were books you read to entertain yourself and classic books to educate you, but with Nostromo I realised a book could be both." (Billy Ivory, Nottingham Evening Post)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-14-2011
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio