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Joseph Conrad

Person  Male  Born 3/12/1857  Died 3/8/1924

Categories: Literature

Countries: Poland, Ukraine

Novelist, considered one of the greatest writers in English, despite it not being his mother-tongue. Born into a noble Polish family in what is now Ukraine. Working on ships he came to Britain in 1878 and learnt English. In 1886 he took British nationality. His works include: 'The secret agent' and 'Heart of darkness'. Died at home near Canterbury.

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