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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... of new sugar, of new rum; the glassy double sheen of Ramon's great
spectacles, the piercing eyes in the mahogany face, while the tap, tap, tap of a
cane on the flags went on behind the inner door; the click of the latch; the stream
A little bar of light lay on the horizon in front of me, almost colourless. It was
crossed again and again by the small fir-trunks that were little more than wands.
A woodpigeon rose with a sudden crash of sound, flapping away against the
A shaft of blazing yellow light darted from the level of the ground into my dazed
eyes. A man sprang at me and thrust something cold and knobby into my
neckcloth. The light continued to blaze into my eyes; it moved upwards and
shone on a ...
irregular patch of silver light, against which the chimneys of the opposite houses
were silhouetted. The church clock began muffledly to chime the quarters behind
us; then the hour struck —ten strokes. Rangsley set one of his lanthorns on the ...
The window lights were reflected like shaken torches in the river. A mass of ... A
great lady was on the road; her querulous voice was calling to someone within
the open door that let down a soft yellow light from the top of the precipitous steps
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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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