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But what I would like to know is what became of that—Swede.” He put a stress on
the word Swede as if it meant scoundrel. He detested Scandinavians generally.
Why? Goodness only knows. A fool like that is unfathomable. He continued: “It's ...
It's easy to imagine Schomberg's humiliation, his shocked fury, when he
discovered that the girl who had for weeks resisted his attacks, his prayers, and
his fiercest protestations, had been snatched from under his nose by “that Swede,
“Devil only knows what that villainous Swede had done to her—what he
promised her, how he frightened ber. She couldn't have cared for him, I know.”
Schomberg's vanity clung to the belief in some atrocious, extraordinary means of
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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