Forty-two years old Marlow is drinking with four other Englishmen. They have known each other since the beginning of their working lives. Some of them have other jobs now, but they still gather to recall the good old days. Marlow tells his friends a story of his early life, when he travelled to the East as a young man in search of adventure. He shares his experience and impressions of the different cultures he came across with the four men.
Where exactly do the five men meet? Where do they work now? What extraordinary story will Marlow tell them and how are his friends going to react to it?Find all the answers in Joseph Conrad’s autobiographical short story “Youth” from 1898.