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6 edition of A Smile of Fortune (Modern Voices) found in the catalog.

A Smile of Fortune (Modern Voices)

by Joseph Conrad

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Hesperus Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 19th century fiction,
  • Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSalley Vickers (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8950973M
    ISBN 10184391428X
    ISBN 109781843914280

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      I make a very small fortune, but feel blessed to be doing and working with things I love. I think that is one of the problems of many ‘sellers’. They are only looking for things to sell that will make them money, but nothing that makes them enjoy the daily activity of doing it or bring a smile to their face. You Erased My Bad Fortune (Karma X Reader) I got a lot of positive comments on my other book giving me the confidence to write a new one. But you can call me by my first name." You returned the smile, you both shook hands before parting. "I know, you're pretty popular around the school, and your father is well-liked in this community.

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The first person narrator is a confirmed bachelor given to a philosophic approach to life, but whom Conrad cleverly makes vulnerable to the duplicities of the more experienced. "A Smile of Fortune: Harbour Story" is one of the best-known novellas written by Joseph Conrad ().

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