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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Over there in my uncle's town , there are some villains - you know what I mean ,
one must not speak too loudly on this ship . There is a man called O'Brien , who
mismanages my uncle's affairs . What do I know ? The good Tomas has been in ...
Eh ? ” What do you mean ? ” I asked , bewildered . He looked at me , grinning ,
half naked , with amused contempt , for quite a long time , and at last offered
sardonically to open my eyes for me . I said nothing . “ Do you know what will
What could this mean ? But the second mate's , Scoot , young man , " seemed to
come to my ears like the blast of a trumpet . I became suddenly intensely anxious
to find Macdonald - to see no more of Carlos . From above came suddenly a ...
I understood it to mean that I was to follow him aft . The decks were covered with
a jabbering turmoil of negroes with muscular arms and brawny shoulders . All
their shining black faces seemed to be momentarily gashed open to show rows of
You mean in the '98 , " I said , a little insolently . O'Brien's eyes twinkled . He had ,
as a matter of fact , nearly lost his neck in the Irish fiasco , either in Clonmel or
Sligo , bolting violently from the English dragoons , in the mist , to a French manof
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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