The Return

ebook: The Return

Sprache - Englisch

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"The Return" explores the insecurities that lie at the heart of human relationships. The plot is emotionally and psychologically charged. The story follows the lives of a successful businessman Alvan Hervey, his wife, and their marriage. When Alvan Hervey got home from work, he expected to see his wife, but instead, he found a letter. The letter states that the wife has left the house for another man. But, just as this terrible truth begins to sink in, Hervey is confronted with his wife, who has returned to make one last desperate attempt to save their marriage. With their lives in shambles, husband and wife are forced to confront the truth. Will they be able to resolve their marital issues?

About the Author

Joseph Conrad, born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (1857-1924), was a Polish-British novelist acclaimed for his narrative style and deep explorations of the human psyche. Although not widely celebrated during his lifetime, Conrad's work has since earned distinguished recognition in the annals of English literature. Conrad's seafaring years profoundly influenced his writing, evident in the nautical themes pervasive throughout his oeuvre. 'The Return', not one of his better-known works, nonetheless shares the psychological depth characteristic of his tales, delving into the complexities of marital relations and personal crisis. Conrad's literary prowess is best displayed in his seminal works such as 'Heart of Darkness', an intense examination of imperialism and psychological disintegration, and 'Lord Jim', a narrative intertwining honor, and guilt. His writing, often described as impressionistic, frequently embodies an inherent darkness, reflecting his skepticism about civilization and human nature. Conrad's pieces resonate with a sense of tragedy and existential dilemma, elements that later influenced many modernist writers. His contribution to literature extends beyond storytelling; he innovatively used English, his third language, with a distinctive style that combined a sense of classical structure with a modernistic approach to themes and characters. For this, Conrad is hailed not only as a literary bridge between the 19th and 20th centuries but also as a prescient observer of the human condition.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 52 Pages

Filesize: 418.3 KB

ISBN: 8596547168195