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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Perhaps he was tired of his life; perhaps he really regretted what he left behind
him in England, or somewhere else—some association, some woman. But he, at
least, if we went down together, would go gallantly, and without complaint, at the
Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. for any man who would marry her—except
one—there would be great dangers, for her and for him. It would need a cool man
, and a brave man, and a good one, too, to hazard, perhaps even life, for her sake
... amiable, perhaps for the reason that his wife ignored my existence. Meantime I
let the days slip by idly, only 142 Chapter Five.
Perhaps some day we might meet—who knows? I was not afraid of that Irishman.
It never occurred to me to bother about the course we were taking, till one day we
sighted the Cuban coast, and I heard Lumsden and Mercer pronounce 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.
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