The Secret Sharer and Other Stories Author:Joseph Conrad For twenty years, Joseph Conrad was enthralled with sailing and the sea. Like the heroes of his stories, Conrad answered the call to exotic places... endured the harsh isolation of a ship's officer... tested himself against winds and waves. — The three stories in this volume desribe men like Conrad - men who are constantly searching for seomthing... more » they can't name.
Youth - out of the burning wreck of his sinking ship, 20-year-old Marlow salvages an unforgettable moment of glory.
The Secret Sharer - a young captain sees his own image reflected in the face of a murderer.
The Shadow Line - a terrifying specter of disease threatens a seamon's first command.« less