Immerse yourself in a world devised by two masters of twentieth century fiction, Joseph Conrad and Ford Maddox Ford. Second in a series of three collaborations between the two writers, Romance combines elements of high-seas adventure with a touching love story.
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Your worship must ask the boats' crews that the admiral has sent to burn the town
. They will be back very soon now." He looked at me, inscrutably and attentively,
through his gold spectacles. It was on the arcade before his store in Spanish ...
I helped him to his feet rather apologetically, while the admiral behind me was
asking insistently who the deuce I was. The man I had picked up retreated a little,
and then turned back to look at me. The light was shining on my face, and he ...
The admiral said, "Oh, that's what you think? I will settle with you presently. This is
rank mutiny." I looked at Oldham, who was the admiral's secretary. He was
extremely dishevelled about his neck, much as if a monkey had been clawing
... they had been handed over to the admiral by the Havana authorities—as an
international courtesy I suppose, or else because they were pirates of no account
and short in funds, or because the admiral had been making a fuss in front of the
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I cannot believe that a famous writer -or two could have written this absurd incoherent tale with a sea captain with no sense of responsibility,a hero who can be relie4d on to do thw wrong thing and a completely colorless heroine nothing is lacking to make the perusal of this novel arduous and unrewarding.
PART FOURTH BLADE AND GUITAR
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