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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It seems that on Liverpool docks , in the owl - light , they fell in with an elderly
hunks just returned from West Indies , who asks the time at the door of a shipping
agent . Castro pulls out a watch , and the old fellow jumps on it , vows it's his own
After we had passed the houses of a little village a heavy mist fell upon us , white
, damp , and clogging . Ralph reined his horse beside mine . “ I'm sorry , " he
began again , “ I'm miserably sorry I got you into this scrape . I swear I wouldn't
It was enough for me to sail in and out of the patches of shadow that fell from the
moon right above our heads . We embarked , and , as we drew further out , the
land turned to a shadow , spotted here and there with little lights . Behind us a
I was stripped and filled with some fiery liquid , and fell asleep . Old Rangsley
was sent ashore with the pilot . It was a new and strange life to me , opening
there suddenly enough . The Thames was one of the usual West Indiamen ; but
to me ...
A Novel Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. He fascinated me . He was all eyes in
the dusk , standing in a languid pose just clear of the shaft of light that fell through
the scuttle in a square patch . I lowered my voice , too . “ What life ? " I asked .
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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