Almayer’s Folly

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Joseph Conrad

Narrated By: Tom Weiss

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 6 hours 18 minutes

Summary:

Almayer’s Folly is about a poor businessman who dreams of finding a hidden gold mine and becoming very wealthy. Kaspar Almayer is a white European. He agrees to marry a native Malayan captured by Captain Tom Lingard, his employer, believing the marriage will bring him riches even though he has no love for the woman. They have one daughter named Nina. Almayer relocates with his wife to Malaysia where he hopes to build a trading company and find gold mines. His hopeless daydreams of riches and splendor cause his native wife to loath him.

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