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.
Standing there , in the midst of the whispering , bareheaded , kneeling , and
villainous crowd , I had a vivid vision of her pale , dim , pitiful face . . 190 Like a
shadow thrown from afar sheet upon a snowy 208 . . Allowed his head to drop on
A Novel Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. An answer came from the black
shadow of a clump of roadside elms . I made out the forms of three or four horses
standing with their heads together . Come along , " Rangsley said ; “ up with you .
... movements , having lived and regretted . I should disappear ingloriously on the
very threshold . Castro , standing up unsteadily , growled , “ We may do it yet !
See , seņor ! " The blue gleam was much larger - it flared smokily PART FIRST 25
He was standing up with the bailer still in his hand . On board , the women
passengers were screaming , and as I clung desperately to the rope that was
thrown me , it struck me oddly that I had never before heard so many women's
voices at ...
A Novel Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. He fascinated me . He was all eyes in
the dusk , standing in a languid pose just clear of the shaft of light that fell through
the scuttle in a square patch . I lowered my voice , too . “ What life ? " I asked .
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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