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Now and then he would give me a glance and make the hairs of his stiff little
moustache stir quaintly. His eyes were green, and to this day every cat I see
reminds me of the exact contour of his face. What he was travelling for or what
was his ...
Davidson stole a glance in that direction and thought of making some sort of
reassuring sign to her, but she looked so bereft of senses, and almost of life,
perched up there, that it seemed not worth while. He disengaged his button with
During her extraordinary transit, as if everything in the hall were dirt under her
feet, her scornful eyes met the upward glance of Heyst, who looked away at once
towards the girl. She had not moved. Her arms hung down; her eyelids were ...
She did not raise her shapely head, but her glance was no dream thing. It was
real, the most real impression of his detached existence— so far. Heyst had not
acknowledged it in any way, though it seemed to him impossible that its effect on
The stranger turned his black, cavernous, mesmerising glance away from the
bearded Schomberg, who sat VICTORY 83.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DanielSTJ - www.librarything.com
Conrad managed to develop characters, imperfect, that all drove themselves forward on their own agendas to the story's conclusion- facilitating and enabling it along the way. He manages to keep the ... Read full review
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In the first part we get an outsider's view of Axel Heyst's character, actions and motives without being certain who he is or what actually drives him. I found this off-putting until the second part ... Read full review