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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You're going to marry Veronica . Well , you've no need of my blessing . Some
people have all the luck . Here am I look at me ! Ralph walked with his head bent
down . Confound it , " I said , " I shall run away to sea ! I tell you , I'm rotting ,
The second mate was lankily stalking the deck , his hands in his pockets . As he
paused in his walk to spit into the sea beside me , Carlos said : “ And you , my
Juan , what will you do in this Jamaica ? ' The sense that we were approaching ...
A moment after Carlos half turned and regarded him with a haughty stare . He
whistled and walked away . Carlos muttered something that I did not catch about
“ spies of that pestilent Irishman . ” Then : “ I will not selfishly take you into any
He was talking to the editor of the Buckatoro Journal — the man from next door —
and to another who had , whilst I walked lazily across the blazing square , ridden
furiously up to the steps of the arcade . The rider was talking to both of them ...
Already there was panic on the island . I could see men coming together in little
knots , talking eagerly . I didn't like to listen to Ramon , to a Spaniard talking in
that way about the defeat of my countrymen by his . I walked across the King's ...
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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