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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Having imperiously thrust the door of the inner room open , he remained
immovable , with no intention of entering , and called in a harsh , aged voice : “
Seņor Ramon ! Seņor Ramon ! ” and then twice : “ Seraphina - Seraphina ! ”
turning his ...
That afternoon I was upstairs , looking at the reflection of myself in the tall glass ,
wondering miserably why I seemed to be such an oaf . The voice of Rooksby
hailed me suddenly from downstairs . " Hey , John - John Kemp ; come down , I
I was being arrested . .. “ In the King's name . It was a most sudden catastrophe .
A hand was clutching my windpipe . · Don't you so much as squeak , Mr. Castro , "
a voice whispered in my ear . . The lanthorn light suddenly died out , and I ...
A Novel Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. The horseman gave an incredulous
whistle , and then began to shout , his voice winding mournfully uphill , “ Hallo !
Hallo - o - o . " An echo stole back , “ Hallo ! Hallo - 0-0 " ; then a number of voices
The hubbub of voices ceased suddenly . “ Now , lads , bring ' em along . " A voice
I knew said their watchword , “ Snuff and enough , ” ' loudly , and then , “ What's
agate ? ” Someone else answered , “ It's Rooksby , it's Sir Ralph . ” The voice ...
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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