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Biographical Background book
The double man Since August 1924, Conrad's body has been dissolving beneath the granite chippings in a public cemetery at Canterbury. 'As to the soul', he once remarked, 'You and I, cher ami, are too honest to talk of what we know nothing about.' His imagination, however, can be said to be more alive than ever before, as more and more readers have come to enjoy and respect his works; and one of the main reasons for this continuing vitality is that he was a double man.