The Inheritors

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The Inheritors  (1901) 
by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford
The Inheritors: An Extravagant Story (1901) is a quasi-science fiction novel on which Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad collaborated.
It looks at society's mental evolution and what is gained and lost in the process.


THE INHERITORS


AN EXTRAVAGANT STORY


BY

JOSEPH CONRAD

AND

FORD M. HUEFFER


"Sardanapalus builded seven cities in a day.
Let us eat, drink and sleep, for to-morrow we die."


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GARDEN CITY
DOUBLEDAY, PAGE

&
NEW YORK
COMPANY

1920

Copyright, 1901, by

Doubleday, Page & Co.




TO

BORYS AND CHRISTINA








THE INHERITORS




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CONTENTS

Chapters Page
Chapter One 1
Chapter Two 21
Chapter Three 33
Chapter Four 49
Chapter Five 67
Chapter Six 79
Chapter Seven 101
Chapter Eight 112
Chapter Nine 129
Chapter Ten 142
Chapter Eleven 163
Chapter Twelve 181
Chapter Thirteen 195
Chapter Fourteen 214
Chapter Fifteen 235
Chapter Sixteen 259
Chapter Seventeen 273
Chapter Eighteen 293
Chapter Nineteen 315