August 3 marks the anniversary of the death of the writer who penned such classics as Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness .
Using sand animation helps convey the dark character of a book that still has relevance to a modern audience.
The biography explores Conrad’s life and how the changing word he lived in shaped it.
For the first time, Ryszard Kapuściński’s prose hits the big screens in an extraordinary hybrid of animated action film seamlessly mixed with classic documentary.
During the final months of WWI, Joseph Conrad wrote The First News as a reflective piece on how people reacted with disbelief to the news that war was coming. One hundred years on, the original manuscript, which is one of only 25 published, is housed in the Morgen Library and Museum in New York.
The original manuscript of Joseph Conrad’s the First News is kept in the Morgan Library & Museum in New York. Written in 1918, it tells the story of the author’s experience and disbelief on the day the World War I broke out.