Romance: A Novel
One of three novels on which Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford collaborated, Romance tells the story of John Kemp, who dreams of adventure but has never set foot beyond the boundary of the family farm. Kemp gets more than he bargained for when adventure comes knocking in the form of two Spanish travelers who need help.
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Besides , he's friends in the Indies . That's where I want to go , and he could give
me a cast . You remember what Tomas Castro said . Rooksby came to a sudden
halt , and began furiously to switch his corded legs . “ Curse Carlos , and his ...
That Castro , with his Cuba , is nothing but a blasted buccaneer ... and Carlos is
no better . They go to Liverpool for a passage to Jamaica , and see what comes
of it ! ” It seems that on Liverpool docks , in the owl - light , they fell in with an ...
I should have to meet Carlos Riego and Castro in a little firwood above the quarry
, in half an hour's time . All I had to do was to whistle three bars of Lillibullero , " as
a signal . A connection had been already arranged with the Free Traders on ...
Carlos and Castro talked under their breaths . Along the gunwale there was a
constant ... But Castro , I was surprised to notice , knew more than I did about a
boat , and , maimed as he was , made himself useful . “ To me it looks as if we
I lived with Carlos in the cabin - Castro in the half - deck ; but we were all three
pretty constantly together , and they being the only Spaniards on board , we were
more or less isolated from the other passengers . Looking at my companions at ...
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“And on this ghostly sigh, on this breath, with the feeble click of beads in the nun’s hands, a silence fell upon the room, vast as the stillness of a world of unknown faiths, loves, beliefs, of ... Read full review