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.
That was Carlos Riego . 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 ...
It was Romance ; you have no idea what it meant to me to talk to Carlos Riego .
Rooksby was kind enough . He had me over to the Priory , where I made the
acquaintance of the two maiden ladies , his second cousins , who kept house for
Carlos , then , Rooksby's Spanish kinsman , had come and gone , and I envied
him his going , with his air of mystery , to some far - off lawless adventures —
perhaps over there in Spain , where there were war and rebellion . Shortly
That Castro , with his Cuba , is nothing but a blasted buccaneer ... and Carlos is
no better . They go to Liverpool for a passage to Jamaica , and see what comes
of it ! ” It seems that on Liverpool docks , in the owl - light , they fell in with an ...
I should have to meet Carlos Riego and Castro in a little firwood above the quarry
, in half an hour's time . All I had to do was to whistle three bars of Lillibullero , " as
a signal . A connection had been already arranged with the Free Traders on ...
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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