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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Tomas muttered something that I did not catch , and then : " If the English
caballero committed indiscretions , or quarreled and all these people quarrel ,
why , God knows — that Irish devil could hang many persons , even myself , or
I told your worship how foolish and wrong - headed these English are , ” he said
sardonically to Carlos . And then to me , " If the seņor speaks loudly again , I shall
kill him . ” He was evidently very frightened of something . Carlos , silent as an ...
But I do not even know whether those who take my goods are pirates , as you
English say , or Mexican privateers , as the Havana authorities say . I do not very
much care . Basta , what I know is that every 1 week some ship with a letter of ...
That was the eternal grievance of every Spaniard in the island -and of not a few
of the English and Scotch planters . Spain was still in the throes of losing the
Mexican colonies when Great Britain had acknowledged the existence of a state
I myself am nothing , ” Ramon went on impassively ; " I am content that the island
should remain English . It will never again be Spanish , nor do I wish that it
should . But our little , waspish friend there " -he lifted one thin , brown hand to the
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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