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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I remember the chilly smell of the typical West Indian store, the indescribable
smell of damp gloom, of locos, of pimento, of olive oil, of new sugar, of new rum;
the glassy double sheen of Ramon's great spectacles, the piercing eyes in the ...
examining the motionlessness of a baby lizard, a tiny thing with golden eyes,
whom fear seemed to have turned into stone. We entered quietly, and after a
moment she looked up candidly into my eyes, and placed her finger on her lips, ...
The young girl was, for the moment, what counted most on the whole, the only
thing the eye could rest on. She affected me as an apparition familiar, yet
absolutely new in her charm. I had seen her gray eyes; I had seen her red lips;
her dark ...
The major talked to me about the scandals with which the world was filled, and
kept a suspicious eye upon his wife. He spent the morning in shaving what part of
his face his white whiskers did not cover, the afternoon in enumerating to me 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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