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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... in Cuba or seen his uncle ; but he had , as I have indicated , ruined himself in
one way or another in Spain , and it had come as a God - send to him when his
uncle had sent Tomas Castro to bring him to Cuba , to the town of Rio Medio .
One night I overheard him say to Castro : “ Tell me , O my Tomas , would it be
safe to take this caballero , my cousin , to Rio Medio ? ” Castro paused , and then
murmured gruffly : Seņor , unless that Irishman is consulted beforehand , or the ...
He's found out the name of the place the pirates come from Rio Medio . That's the
place , only he can't get in at it with his three - deckers . You saw his flagship ? "
Rio Medio was the name of the town to which Carlos was going — which his ...
I know what Rio Medio is , ” I said , not very loudly . “ It is a nest of pirates . "
Castro crept towards me again on the points of his toes . “ Seņor Don Juan Kemp
, child of the devil , ” he hissed , looking very much frightened , “ you must die !
But as for Rio Medio , I do not know the place . " He had a touch of irony in his
composed voice . “ But it is very certain , " he went on , " that if your Government
had not recognized the belligerent rights of the rebellious colony of Mexico , there
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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