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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Everything grew silent again and I began to think I had missed my time. Down
below in the plain, a great way off, a dog was barking continuously. I moved
forward a few paces and whistled. The glow of adventure began to die away.
There was ...
He moved to tie our feet, and hang us by our finger-nails over the quarry edge. A
hubbub of assent and dissent went up; then the crowd became unanimous.
Rangsley slipped from his horse. "Blindfold 'em, lads," he cried, and turned me ...
They moved away from above. What was I to believe? What could this mean? But
the second mate's, "Scoot, young man," seemed to come to my ears like the blast
of a trumpet. I became suddenly intensely anxious to find Macdonald—to see ...
Don Balthasar shrugged his shoulders to his ears, and moved his hands from his
knees. "Without doubt, he knows best," he said, "but he should ask me." It grew
darker still; the old Don seemed to have fallen asleep again. Save for the gleam ...
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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.
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