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.
Results 1-5 of 49
And for yourself , too , " I answered , feeling very hopeless , and with a dogged
grimness . " Just now , my young cousin , I feel as if I should not mind dying under
the water , " he remarked with a sigh , but without ceasing to bail for a moment .
A Novel Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. crowd . It was then that , not knowing
whether I should ever see Carlos again , and with a desperate , unhappy feeling
of loneliness , that I had sought out Barnes in the dim immensity of the steerage .
... in her charm . I had seen her gray eyes ; I had seen her red lips ; her dark hair ,
her lithe gestures ; the carriage of her head ; her throat , her hands . I knew her ; I
seemed to have known her for years . A rush of strange , sweet feeling made ...
... and Castro , coming up panting , would remark from behind that , on such a hot
day as this , it was a shame to disturb even a dog sleeping in the shade . I had
the feeling of absolute absorption into one idea . I was ravaged by a thought .
... but in our case it was different . My passion seemed to spring from our
understanding , because the understanding was in the face of danger . We were
like two people in a slowly sinking ship ; the feeling of the abyss under our feet
was our ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ToddSherman - LibraryThing
“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