A Conrad Chronology by O. Knowles

By O. Knowles

Newly revised and enlarged, the second one variation of A Conrad Chronology attracts upon a wealthy variety of released and unpublished fabrics. It deals a close real list of Joseph Conrad's unfolding lifestyles as seaman and author in addition to tracing the compositional and booklet historical past of his significant works.

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10 June) After a seven-week voyage, JC first sets foot on English soil at Lowestoft and immediately travels to London.  54). (11 July) Under Captain William Cook, he sails in the Skimmer of the Sea as an ordinary seaman and nicknamed ‘Polish Joe’ by the crew, making three voyages from Lowestoft to Newcastle and back before signing off. While based in Lowestoft, he probably stays at the Sailors’ and Fishermen’s Home, though later lodges with a French tailor and his family; his early reading includes the local newspaper, the Lowestoft Standard.

29). In addition, the whole episode as later written about by JC must be re-assessed in the light of the version given by Bobrowski when he arrives in Marseilles in March 1878.  179) by Bobrowski suggests that after difficulties concerning his status in French ships, financial setbacks over a proposed smuggling expedition and an indiscreet gambling episode in Monte Carlo, JC returns to Marseilles virtually penniless and attempts suicide by shooting himself in the chest, though without serious injury.

In May of this year or possibly 1881 (as in Stape, 2007), he finds lodgings in the home of William and Dolores Ward (and their eight children) at 6 Dynevor Road, Stoke Newington (his London base until November 1886), where he comes to know his fellow lodger Adolf P. Krieger, a commercial clerk born in Prussia. About this time he also meets G. F. W. Hope, an ex-seaman turned businessman, and the three soon become staunch friends. JC attends 12 A Conrad Chronology a special tutorial course under John Newton, head of the Navigation School in Dock Street, London E1, to prepare for his second mate’s examination and to that end also manages to acquire a reference from Delestang.

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