In this book, Conrad is quite simply the master of all who try to reflect the world of the sea in the mirror of the written word. No one has limned more vividly the courage, the skill, the dreams, and terrors of those who set out upon the waters. He is the Captain.
Typhoon is a short story written by Joseph Conrad about the world of the sea. It depicts how theCaptain Mac Whirr hold on his own biasis when typhoon was coming but somehow survived it. The author is a master of language with a brief but classic book, bringing the readers to a different experience.
CAPTAIN MACWHIRR, of the steamer Nan-Shan, had a physiognomy that, in the order of material appearances, was the exact counterpart of his mind: it presented no marked characteristics of firmness or stupidity; it had no pronounced characteristics whatever; it was simply ordinary, irresponsive, and unruffled.