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.
He'll swing , I'll lay you a— " From far above us came a shout , then a confused
noise of voices . The moon began to get up ; above the cutting the ... In the king's
name , " Lillywhite shouted , " get off that nag and lend a hand ! We've a prisoner .
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 ! ...
Runners , " he shouted , “ Bow Street runners ! Come along , come along , boys !
The voice of one of the runners began to shout , “ You'll swing for this - youAs for
me I was in a dream . " Jack , ” I said , “ Jack , you won't - 6 “ Oh , that's all right , ”
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I heard groans and curses , and began to shout for help . My voice came back in
an echo , despairingly . Suddenly I was dragged backward , and the bandage
pulled from my eyes . “ Come along , " Rangsley said , leading me gently enough
The blue gleam was much larger - it flared smokily right up towards the sky . I
made out ghastly parallelograms of a ship's sails high above us , and at last
many faces peering unseeingly over the rail in our direction . We all shouted
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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