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Literature

The Best Joseph Conrad Novels

The top ten best Joseph Conrad books, selected by Dr Oliver Tearle Joseph Conrad wrote numerous full-length novels, but what were Conrad’s best books? From his debut in 1895, Almayer’s Folly, to his final novel, Suspense (which he left unfinished – aptly, given the novel’s title – upon his death in 1924), Conrad’s […]

Literature

The Best Dystopian Novels Written Before Orwell’s 1984

10 interesting works of dystopian fiction that predate George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell‘s Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) is perhaps the most famous dystopian novel in the world, with the adjective ‘Orwellian’ being listed in the Oxford English Dictionary and the phrases ‘Big Brother’, ‘thoughtcrime’, and ‘newspeak’ being part of the language. But Orwell’s classic […]