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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Well , that is my yesterday of romance , for the many things that have passed
between those times and now have become dim or have gone out of my mind .
And my day before yesterday was the day on which I , at twenty - two , stood
looking at ...
Mind his knife . ” I was like a confounded rabbit in their hands . One of them had
his fist on my collar and jerked me out upon the hard road . We rolled down the
embankment , but he was on the top . It seemed an abominable episode , a piece
They're handy with their knives , too , I fancy . You mind me , and look to yourself
with them . There's something unnatural . ” His words had a certain effect upon
me , and his manner perhaps of awe . more . A thing that was “ 22 ROMANCE.
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 .
... suppose you do not mind settling down with an PART FIRST 31.
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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