Joseph Conrad and Adoption
Also know as Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski
He spent 20 years at sea, which provided the background for some of his best writing. He settled in England in 1895 and wrote in English. His famous novels include The Heart of Darkness, Nigger of the Narcissus, Under Western Eyes and Lord Jim.
Microsoft Encarta 98 Encyclopedia, 1993-97 Dictionary of National Biography "Joseph Conrad Pages." [Includes portrait]. Available at: www.stfrancis.edu/en/student/kurtzweb/conrad.htm