Joseph Conrad was a Polish-born English author and master mariner, one of the greatest novelists in English literature. The assignee of neo-romanticism, Joseph Conrad wrote the novels, combined his experiences as a mariner and traveler with an interest in moral conflict and the dark side of human nature. The profound themes of existence coupled with exotic decorations and turbulent events, make the Conrad’s creations veritably thoughtful and exciting. "Youth" is a short story, based on real events, first published in 1902. It is narrated by the young seaman and describes the journey from England to Asia, during which the ship is burned in Indian Ocean. Read the exciting story, written by the master of atmosphere and dramatic realism, that has been translated into dozens of languages and will be pleasant for fans of sea stories! Enjoy the reading!