The First News was set up to provide accurate, interesting and dynamic news from, in and around Poland.
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.