CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924). Autograph letter signed ('Joseph Conrad') to [?Byron Curtis, editor of the Evening Standard & St James' Gazette], Capri, 8 March 1905, declining to write an article, 'my next novel being now in incubation I am averse from detaching my thought for any other thinking just at present ... I know myself, and in this particular case I regret very specially my lack of mental agility', but promising to comply if moved 'by any event of social, political or literary nature', 3 pages, 8vo.
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CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924). Autograph letter signed ('Joseph Conrad') to [?Byron Curtis, editor of the Evening Standard & St James' Gazette], Capri, 8 March 1905, declining to write an article, 'my next novel being now in incubation I am averse from detaching my thought for any other thinking just at present ... I know myself, and in this particular case I regret very specially my lack of mental agility', but promising to comply if moved 'by any event of social, political or literary nature', 3 pages, 8vo.

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CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924). Autograph letter signed ('Joseph Conrad') to [?Byron Curtis, editor of the Evening Standard & St James' Gazette], Capri, 8 March 1905, declining to write an article, 'my next novel being now in incubation I am averse from detaching my thought for any other thinking just at present ... I know myself, and in this particular case I regret very specially my lack of mental agility', but promising to comply if moved 'by any event of social, political or literary nature', 3 pages, 8vo.

Conrad's next published novel was The Secret Agent (1907).
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