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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This glance - remember I was young on that day — had been enough to set me
wondering what they were thinking of me ; what they could have seen of me . “
But there he is — your Seņor Ramon , " she said to her father , as if she were ...
Carlos was dark , and of a grace to set Ralph as much in the shade as Ralph
himself set me ; and Carlos had seen a deal more of the world than Ralph . He
had a foreign sense of humor that made him forever ready to sacrifice his
The silent fittings of lights that I had just seen , the answering signals from the
luggers far out to sea , the enforced sleep of the towns and countryside whilst his
plans were working out at night , had impressed me with a sense And his words ...
He himself had never been 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 ,
... like Veronica's , bright golden , and a face like that of a certain keeper's
daughter . Carlos , however , knew nothing about his cousin ; he cared little more
, as far as I could tell . What can + she be to me since I have seen your 28
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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