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Olă, there! Pedro! Pedro!” he yelled, with a force of lung testifying to the
regenerative virtues of water. A weak “Señor?” came from under the wharf. “What
did I tell you?” said Ricardo triumphantly. “Nothing can hurt him. He's all right. But
, I say ...
He had made it up to withdraw himself and the Alfuro woman from the
uncertainties of the relations which were going to establish themselves between
those white men. It was Pedro who had been the first cause of Wang's suspicion
The appearance of the monstrous Pedro with his news drew Ricardo out of a
feeling of dreaminess wrapped up in a sense of impending trouble. A woman?
Yes, there was one; and it made all the difference. After driving away Pedro, and
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Conrad managed to develop characters, imperfect, that all drove themselves forward on their own agendas to the story's conclusion- facilitating and enabling it along the way. He manages to keep the ... Read full review
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In the first part we get an outsider's view of Axel Heyst's character, actions and motives without being certain who he is or what actually drives him. I found this off-putting until the second part ... Read full review