A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad
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Overview: A Personal Record is an autobiographical work (or "fragment of biography") by Joseph Conrad.
It has also been published under the titles A Personal Record: Some Reminiscences and Some Reminiscences.
Notoriously unreliable and digressive in structure, it is nonetheless the principal contemporary source for information about the author’s life. It tells about his schooling in Russian Poland, his sailing in Marseille, the influence of his Uncle Tadeusz, and the writing of Almayer’s Folly.
It provides a glimpse of how Conrad wished to be seen by his British public, as well as being an atmospheric work of art.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs