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One of the best books on the list of top 10 books by Joseph Conrad. Nostromo is about a journey of a man named Charles Gould, who returns to South Africa to make his life better by utilizing the inheritance his father had left. But when he reaches South Africa, he finds that the country is neck deep in a revolution.

What makes this book stand out?

The good and evil, the right and wrong, the duties of every man are quite ambiguous in the book. This book clearly makes a point that money can corrupt some, whereas bringing the best out of many others.

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One of the best adventure journeys written by Conrad after Victory.

Don't read it for

The book has a modern feel to it, people looking for a classical may not find it interesting.

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