The Secret Sharer

by Joseph Conrad | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780146001482 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingeponine38wing of Winchester, Massachusetts USA on 4/10/2024
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Journal Entry 1 by wingeponine38wing from Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Back cover:
A test of nerve in the Gulf of Siam

A young man sets out on his first voyage as captain aboard a vessel and among a crew that are equally unfamiliar to him. A mysterious night-swimmer climbs aboard, and, in keeping the presence of this fugitive a secret, the skipper risks both his captaincy and the safety of his ship.

Journal Entry 2 by wingeponine38wing at Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Released 1 mo ago (4/10/2024 UTC) at Winchester, Massachusetts USA


Traveling with some companions via wishlist-tag.

Journal Entry 3 by wingGoryDetailswing at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Friday, April 12, 2024
The wishlist-tag books arrived safely on this rainy day, along with the bonus stickers and labels - thanks so much! I'm always glad to have more of these Penguin 60s books.

Later: A moody, unusual tale that takes a simple (if unlikely) premise and turns it into a mix of metaphysical self-doubt and lyrical seagoing descriptions. The number of coincidences that allowed the fleeing killer to get aboard the protagonist's ship did stress belief, and yet I found myself caught up in the story. The protagonist often describes his new (and very secret) guest as his doppleganger, sometimes to the point that he isn't sure whether the other man is there at all or if it's himself he's watching...

Released 1 mo ago (4/21/2024 UTC) at Massachusetts geocache (see notes for details) in -- Geocaches, Massachusetts USA


I left this book in the Double Trouble geocache in Tyngsboro MA; hope someone enjoys it!

[See other recent releases in MA here.]

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** 2024 International BookCrossing Day **

** 2024 Keep Them Moving challenge. **

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