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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
Indra K. Nooyi
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Nostromo
Cedric Watts

Classification : Others
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350090183
Price : 350

About the book
An epic novel of Latin America From a brief visit to Venezuela and an anecdote heard as a young sailor, Joseph Conrad created ‘the province of Sulaco, with its high shadowy Sierra and its misty campo for mute witnesses of events flowing from the passions of men short-sighted in good and evil’. Nostromo is a superb evocation of exotic scenery and of a rootless mixed-race society peopled by characters ranging from the intellectual cynic Martin Decoud to ‘Fussy Joe’ Mitchell of the Merchant Service, from liberal idealists to fanatical clerics. At its heart is the intense moral drama of the Gould silver-mining Concession, of dictatorship and revolutionary violence, of corrosive materialism and of voracious ‘progress’. The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with introduction, notes, selected criticism, text summary and chronology of Conrad’s life and times

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