By O. Knowles
Newly revised and enlarged, the second one version of A Conrad Chronology attracts upon a wealthy variety of released and unpublished fabrics. It bargains an in depth authentic checklist of Joseph Conrad's unfolding existence as seaman and author in addition to tracing the compositional and booklet background of his significant works.
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1900 20 41 The JCs depart for Belgium, where the FMFs await them in Bruges. There JC and FMF plan a working holiday on their new joint project, Romance. The party soon moves to the Grand Hotel de Ia Plage in Knokke-Heist, where JC spends several days revising and correcting the typescript of Lord Jim. August (Sun) By this date the Belgian stay is thrown into disarray when Borys falls ill with severe dysentery and requires constant nursing. Depressed and suffering from mental exhaustion, JC has a gout attack, with the result that hardly any work is done on Romance.
Him] so mercilessly' (TB to JC, 9 Nov). (13 Aug) Allowed little rest, JC departs immediately in the Roi des Belges for Stanley Falls, serving first as supernumerary and then as temporary master. Delcommune is also on board for the 1000-mile trip, apparently undertaken to aid a disabled company Sea Years (1874-93) 15 steamer. Starts second 'Congo Diary', with entries finishing on the 19th. (1 Sep) Roi des Belges arrives at Stanley Falls where JC is ill with dysentery. (6 Sep) When the captain of the Roi des Belges falls sick, JC takes over command for part of her return trip, which begins on or by the 8th.
And, in high spirits, delivers the last of the manuscript to Meldrum in London. From there the JCs travel via Slough to the Hopes in Stanford for the weekend. 1900 20 41 The JCs depart for Belgium, where the FMFs await them in Bruges. There JC and FMF plan a working holiday on their new joint project, Romance. The party soon moves to the Grand Hotel de Ia Plage in Knokke-Heist, where JC spends several days revising and correcting the typescript of Lord Jim. August (Sun) By this date the Belgian stay is thrown into disarray when Borys falls ill with severe dysentery and requires constant nursing.